Kohli’s first appearance in the cricket game was during a match for the under-15 team in Delhi, during the 2002-03 Polly Umrigar Trophy in October 2002. He led as the run-getter for his team during the tournament, where he attained 172 runs within 34.4. During the matches that followed in 2003, Virat was the team captain, soring great during this match. In the 2003-04 Polly Umrigar Trophy, he scored 390 runs at an estimated 78, two centuries and two fifties. In 2004, Kohl joined the Deli under 17 team, which saw him play at the 2004-04, Vijay Merchant Trophy, scoring 470 runs in four matches at 117.5. In 2006, Kohli joined the under-19 squad in India, which was on a tour to England.
Kohli was then incorporated in Sri Lanka tour, which was the ODIsquad. He was also involved in champion’strophy, which was in Pakistan .Throughout the series Kohli fought as the opener in the makeshift after the opener who was the first choice being injured in the tour of Sri Lankan. Kohli was dismissed while he was 19 years when he made an international debut. In his fourth march Kohli made India win to win the series after he made a score of 54, which was his first half in the ODI century against Sri Lanka. Kohli was then picked for the unofficial test as a replacement after Shikha Dhawan was injured against Australia. He was only involved in two series match and then afterward he played for trophy in Nissar while he was playing for Delhi and in both inning he top scored against SNGPL. However, the trophy was won by SNGPL after the match was drawn. Then Kohli played a tour, which was a four days tour match for the Board of India President.
Kohli was then involved in ODI home squad series, which was against England.He did not have the chance to play due to theinclusion of Sehwag as well as Tendulkar in the team. Then Kohli received Rs 15 which was lakh after he was given a contract of BBC in which he scored a grade D.Kohli was then plunged out from the squad for five matches which were against Sri Lanka in 2009 January. Kohli was then among the player in the tournament which was emerging in Australia. He was leading the tournament after he opened the inning as the emerging player of India by getting 398 runs in seven matches. In the ending of the tournament the chairperson who was Kris Srikkanth remarked since he was impressed by Kohli ability. He then battled for India after replacing Gamhir who was injured in Sri Lanka series. Kohli won the award of the first man after scoring the unbeaten 79, which were successful chase in India, which were out of 130.Before he regained fitness for the in the ODI Kohli played as batsman in ODI series for seven matches in which he appeared twice as the replacement for the player who were injured. During the fourth ODI, which was held in Kolkata, Kohli returned to the team and scored the ODI first century 107 balls and sharing 224 as partnership with Ganbhir. Ganbhir had made a score of 150 as his best in the third wicket and India won the series with seven wicket, and Kohli was given the award by gambhi after he was awarded as the man of the match.
After Tendulkar rested, Kohli was given the chance to play for India in five matches each. In the match, which followed against Lanka Kohli, made India won the match having chased 214 targets within 33 overs having a bonus point. The following day brought up the mark after scoring his second ODI, which was against Bangladesh, and he was concluded to be the third batsman of India after he scored before their birthday two ODI. Kohli performance was praised in the series after Suresh Raina as well as Tendulkar were out, particularly by Dhoni who was the captain of India. Kohli finished the run as the leading after getting 275 runs in a series of three ODI matches which were against South Africaand then after there, Kohli scored 57 as well as 31 scores in two games he battled.
Kohli was named Vice Captain for the series, which was against Sri Zimbabwe as well as Sri Lanka in 2010.Then India crashed and was out of the series after it underwent three defeat, and Kohli was concluded as the fastest Indian Batsman in reaching the ODI cricket in 1000 runs. Later within the same month, a full squad was chosen by India for Asia cup in 2010 while Dhoni was still the captain. Kohli was retained in the squad despite the poor form of run. After losing the first openers Kohli scores enabled India to chase down a 290 target. In addition, after that Kohli was declared the man of the match and he was said to suffer under pressure after he failed in two series, which were previous so he was said that he could not manage his position in the team. Kohli preserved his position after Gambhir was declared the captain of the ODI squad, which was said to be inexperienced against New Zealand.
The performance of Kohli made him to be regular in the team of ODI, which made himto be a strong candidate for the squad of world cup, which was held in India. Afterward Kohli was the scorer who was leading in India in 2010 ODIS. In 2011 January Kohli battled in one match series as well as al ODI, which were held South Africa and India was declared the winner of T201 but lost the series of ODI where Kohli was declared as the leading run. Kohli was named by India in the World cup as their best 15 man of the squad and hence, Kohli reached the second spot in Ranking of ICC in the series as the ODI batsman. In addition, before the first tournament match of India, Dhoni who was the captain of India by that time favored kholi over Raina. In addition, in each successful match of India world cup campaign Kohli was playing. Kholi became the first batsman in India world cup to score a century against the match with Bangladesh. Then after playing other matches India progressed after winning both matches to the final in which they were at Mumbai with Sri Lanka for finals. India progressed on to succeed in the match and for the first time India lifted the world cup by wicket of six since the year of 1983.
India had a large squad, which was unexperienced when they toured in the West India since gambhir as well as Sehwag were injured so they could not accompany them. Kohli success was then found when India ODI series won. Then India won the victory of seven wicket, as well Kohli become the man of the match. Then in the test of series the first match is at Kingston iswhen Kholi made his debut test. After he dropped for India in the test squad in series of four match in England, he was recalled to replace the injured although he did not play in any series of match. Then he scored the sixth ODI and the third wicket he shared with Rahul Dravid as partnership who was helping India in their first post in additional to their total tour. Then Kohli was dismissed after he hit the wicket in the inning as well he was praised for his maturity and in additional for his hard work.
In ODI series, which were against England Kohli, was the run scorer who was leading in 2011 where India won. However, following the ODI success Kohli was said to be a head of Raina, in squad, which was to face West India. In his tour to Australia in the Test squad of India, Kohli was fined a penalty of 50% of his fees of match for gesturing to the crowd his middle finger by the referee of the match. Dean Jones who was the former commentator as well as the cricketer of Austria said that the inning of Kohli is up as the greatest knock of ODI. In 2012 Kohli was declared as the winning man of both games of Hambantota as well as that Colombo. After ensuring that India remained in contention of series after drawing, ESPN Cricinfo applauded Kohli for showing his growing maturity to participate in the inning as required.