Indian cricketer who became India's full-time Test captain in 2015 and took over as skipper of the ODI and T20 teams in 2017. He was named ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012 and took over as captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2013.
He played for the West Delhi Cricket Academy. He made his ODI debut in 2008 and his Test debut in 2011.
He became the second batsman in history to record 1,000 or more ODI runs in four straight years. He won a U19 World Cup in 2008 and an ICC World Cup in 2011.
He has two siblings, a brother and a sister. He married Anushka Sharma in 2017. The two had their first child, a girl named Vamika, in January 2021.
He succeeded MS Dhoni as Test and limited-overs captain.