KL Rahul is a player who is known for his excellent performance in almost all formats of cricket. Along with this, he is also the captain of the IPL team Punjab Kings. KL Rahul, who has earned a name in the world of cricket with his brilliant batting, has spread his talent not only in India but all over the world.
|Real Name/ Full Name||Kannur Lokesh Rahul|
|Height||In Centimeters- 180cm|
In Meters- 1.80 meter
In Feet, Inches- 5’11’
|Weight||In Kilograms- 75 kg|
In Pounds- 165 Lbs
|Body Measurement||Chest- 40 Inches|
Waist- 30 Inches
Biceps- 14 Inches
|Born||18 April 1992|
|Age (2021)||29 years|
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Karnataka, india|
|Hometown||Banglore, karnataka, India|
|School||NITK English Medium School, Surathkal.|
|College/University||Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, Bangalore.|
|Food Habit||Non- Vegetarian|
|Hobbies||Playing Tennis, Football, Listing Music|
|Affairs/ GirlFriend||Elixir NaharSonam Bajwa|
|Parents||Father- KN Lokesh|
|International Debut||Test- 26 december 2014 against Australia, at Melbourne|
ODI– 11 June 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare
T20– 16 June 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare.
|Role||Wicket keeper, Batsman|
|Batting Style||Right Handed|
|Jersey Number||#1, 11 (India)|
#1, 11 (Domestic)
|Coach/ Mentor||Samual Jayaraj|
GK Anil Kumar
|Team||Karnataka State Cricket Association|
Royal Challengers Bangalore
|Net Worth||8.5 million (2021)|
|Auction Money||11 Crore- Punjab Kings- IPL 2021|
|Cars||Mercedes AMG C 43|
Lamborghini Huracan Spyder
BMW 5 Series
Range Rover Velar
- Rahul did his early education from NITK English Medium School. When K L RAHUL was 11 years old, he started playing cricket and his love for cricket probably came because of his father.
- Later on, K L RAHUL went to Bangalore to pursue his studies and his cricketing career. And there he studied at Jain University as well as taught the nuances of cricket.
- At the age of 17, he shifted to Bangalore, where he joined United cricket club, and from there he represented Karnataka in cricket up to Under 13, Under 15, Under 17, Under 19, Under 23 level.
- KL Rahul made his First Class Career debut in 2010-11 playing for Karnataka and due to KL Rahul’s brilliant performance in that tournament, he got an opportunity to play in the under 19 cricket world cup. He scored 143 runs in this tournament.
- Later in 2014-2015, he played for South Zone in the Duleep Trophy, scoring 185 runs in the first innings and 130 runs in the second innings after that he was selected for India’s national Test team against Australia.
- In the 2018 IPL season, Rahul hit the fastest 50 in the history of IPL, that too on just 14 balls. Before that the record was held by West Indies player Sunil Narine, who scored 50 runs in 15 balls.
- In the IPL of 2020, Rahul was made the captain of the Kings XI Punjab team. In this season, Rahul got the Orange Cap by scoring the most runs in the entire season.
- KL Rahul made his Test debut against Australia on 26 December 2014. He was taken as a replacement for Rohit Sharma but unfortunately in the first inning of the first match, he scored only 3 runs and in the second inning he could score only 1 run and thus his first test match failed miserably.
- Seeing the excellent form of K L Rahul, he was also selected in India’s ODI team against Zimbabwe in 2016. He scored a century in his debut ODI and became the first Indian batsman to score a century in his debut ODI match.
- In the same tour of 2016, Rahul made his T20 debut against Zimbabwe.
- Rahul is the third Indian player who has scored a century in all three international formats of cricket. Apart from these, only Suresh Raina, and Rohit Sharma have done so.
- Cricketer KL Rahul is very passionate about tatoos apart from cricket and due to this he has 7 tatoos on his body.
- Rahul holds the record for the first Indian player to score consecutive half Centuries in seven Tests.
- Became the first batsman of Karnataka state to score a triple century in Ranji Trophy.
- Became the first batsman of indian team to score century in his ODIs Debut.
- Only batsman to score a century as an opener in both ODIs and Test matches.
- Ekalavya Award by Government of Karnataka. ( November 2020)
- Cricketer of the year award by Wisden India in 2018.
- Suspended by BCCI to make a comment in a talk show on January 2019