This has been a stellar year for India's Test captain, both in terms of his batting and the team's success. For the first time in his career, he amassed over 1,000 Test runs in a calendar year, including three double centuries. He has been in ominous form in one-dayers and T20s as well. The resultant success and his rising popularity have made him No 1 on our fame list. The skipper's aggression and leadership skills have also propelled India to the highest ranked Test team. Kohli remains a favourite in the advertising world, with 17 brand endorsements.
Fast Fact: Kohli is the first Indian cricketer to score a century on World Cup debut.