What cricket bat does Virat Kohli use?
Virat Kohli currently bats with an MRF cricket bat.
About MRF and the MRF cricket bat
MRF's association with sports in India, especially cricket, goes all the way back to the 1980s. They took it to the next level in the 1990s when some of the world's best batsmen wielded bats sponsored by MRF, playing unforgettable knocks.
Endorsed by one of the worlds most dynamic batsmen Virat Kohli, the MRF Grand Edition offers power and lightweight pickup.
- The Genius range of cricket bats as used by Sachin Tendulkar and now Virat Kohli
- Made from specially selected Grade 1 English willow
- Minimal concaving gives this bat a very full profile
- Thick edges and a flat face with the duck bill toe design that allows for an imposing profile with light pick up
- Natural finish willow
- Clean blade with defined grains
- Supplied with a free full length padded MRF bat cover
Made with top of the range English willow, the MRF Chase Master is crafted to the same level as the bats used by pro players like Virat Kohli. A classic mid-blade sweetspot combines with big edges and shoulders to offer power for driving, while a square toe lower the bat's centre of gravity to help you maintain your stance and ensure a clean pickup. Compared to some Indian bats, the Chase Master features a less significant bow, making it just as suitable for English wickets as it would be on the subcontinent.
MRF Genius Cricket Bat Review
About Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli (born 5 November 1988) is an Indian international cricketer and former captain of the India national cricket team. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsman of all time and the best of his time. Kohli plays as a right-handed batsman for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League and for Delhi in Indian domestic cricket. With 40 wins out of 68 tests, Kohli is India's most successful test captain,and one of the most successful test captains of all time. He holds the record for being the highest run scorer in both IPL and in T20 internationals.He is also the highest run scorer in T20 WC history.He was chosen as the player of the decade by ICC in 2020.
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 is also the leading run scorer of all time in T20 Internationals as well as T20 World Cups.
Kohli has been the recipient of multiple awards, most notably the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Men's Cricketer of the Decade): 2011-2020; Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year) in 2017 and 2018; ICC Test Player of the Year (2018); ICC ODI Player of the Year (2012, 2017, 2018) and Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World (2016, 2017 and 2018). At the national level, he was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2013, the Padma Shri under the sports category in 2017 and the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the highest sporting honour in India, in 2018.
In 2016, he was ranked as one of the world's most famous athletes by ESPN and one of the most valuable athlete brands by Forbes. In 2018, Time magazine named him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. In 2020, he was ranked 66th in Forbes list of the top 100 highest-paid athletes in the world for the year 2020 with estimated earnings of over $26 million. (Reference: Wikipedia)Virat Kohli on ESPN Cricinfo