Today, we will be talking about cricketers born on 5th November
Cricketers born on 5th November
Born on 5th November 1988, the Indian cricketer Virat Kohli is widely regarded as one of the best batsmen of all time.
Kohli captained India Under-19s to victory at the 2008 U-19 World Cup and made his ODI debut for India only at the age of 19.
Virat with his great consistency with the bat and soon established himself as a solid middle-order batsman in ODIs.
He was a member of the 2011 Cricket World Cup squad and is the fastest batsman to score 8,000, 9,000, 10,000, 11,000, and 12,000 ODI runs.
He made his Test debut in 2011 and has already scored 7,765 runs in Test cricket at an average of 51.08
Kohli has also won the ‘Man of the Tournament’ award twice at the ICC T20 World Cup (in 2014 and 2016) and has won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy in 2017 and 2018
Born on 5th November 1991, the West Indian cricketer Jason Holder was the former captain of the West Indies cricket team.
Holder made his ODI debut in January 2013 against Australia only at the age of 21 and made his Test debut in 2014.
At the age of 23, Holder became the youngest ever West Indian ODI captain and in June 2019, played his 100th ODI match
Holder scored his first double century against England at the Kensington Oval, which was the third-highest score by a No.8 batsman in Tests.
Holder has picked 137 test, 140 ODI wickets, scored over 5000 international runs, and West Indies cricket has named him their best cricketer in 2019