Virat Kohli completed 15 years in international cricket. He made his debut 15 years ago and it was a very memorable journey for one of the best players in the history of the game. it was 15 years of hard work, dedication, and greatness for King Kohli. But in this article, we will tell you about a unique record of Virat Kohli.
Record Of Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is the only player in the history of the game to take a wicket on the 0th ball of his career. It seems very rare to listen this but it is true. Virat Kohli who is a great batsman got a wicket on the 0th ball of his career where he did not even bowl a legal delivery.
It was in 2011 when India was playing a T20I match against England. Virat Kohli was playing the 5th T20I match of his career when captain MS Dhoni asked him to bowl his first-ever ball in international cricket. On strike, it was none other than the legendary English batter, Kevin Pietersen.
Virat ended up bowling the wide to Pietersen and Dhoni who was quick enough behind the stumps made a stumping from the leg side and Pietersen was given out. At that time Virat did not bowl a single legal delivery but he got a wicket on the 0th ball on his debut in bowling of the T20I career.