This year the Asian Cup will be held in UAE. The last time the Asian Cup was held was in 2018, because the 2020 tournament was canceled due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The Indian team participated in 13 competitions out of 14 in the history of the Asian Cup and won 7 tournaments. 

At the moment, India is also the leader of the competition, having beaten Bangladesh in the last round. The Indian team and its members are very cohesive and have established themselves as professionals in their field. Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian cricket team and a successful athlete. In this article, we will look at Virat Kohli’s history of formation and success. 

Early Ages 

A spunky, chubby teenager with gelled hair shot to fame after leading India to glory in the Under-19 World Cup at Kuala Lumpur in early 2008. Even as a teenager, he proved himself well. Everyone knew that this boy would become a big sports star. 

Sports Career 

Kohli made his Test debut in 2011. He reached the number one spot in the ICC rankings for ODI batsmen for the first time in 2013. He has won Man of the Tournament twice at the ICC World Twenty20 in 2014 and 2016. He also holds the world record of being the fastest to 23,000 international runs. 

Between 2013 and 2022, he captained the Indian national cricket team in 213 matches in all three formats. With 40 wins from 68 matches, Kohli is one of the most successful captains of the Indian team. In 2020, the athlete even took 66th place among the 100 highest-paid athletes. He has many awards and prizes, but they still won’t be able to reflect his talent in cricket. 

Is Kohli a Hindu or Punjabi? 

Virat Kohli is Punjabi by ethnicity. However, he is a Hindu by religion. 

Kohli’s Plan for Asia Cup 

As noted earlier, India holds a leading position at the 2022 Asian Cup tournament at the moment. The captain of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli revealed his plans for this tournament, saying that he plans to lead the team to success and victory this year. In 2018, the athlete did not participate in the tournament and was replaced by Rohit Sharma. 

All the athletes of the Indian team and especially the captain are waiting for the match with Pakistan to avenge the loss in the 2021 World Cup. The India – Pakistan match will be held on August 28.

“My main goal is to help India win the Asian Cup and the World Cup, and for this, I am ready to do everything for the team”, the new captain of the Indian cricket team said in a statement published by Star Sports. 

Now the current captain of the Indian cricket team is really leading his team to victory, but many fans are anxiously waiting for the match with Pakistan. The Asian Cup was supposed to be held from August 27 to September 11 in Sri Lanka. However, seeing the a difficult economic and political situation, the tournament was moved to the UAE. 

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