KL Rahul Wiki Biography: Kannur Lokesh Rahul commonly known as KL Rahul is an Indian Cricketer. He was born in Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
KL Rahul started playing cricket at the age of 10. At age of 12, he played for Bangalore United Cricket Club and Mangalore Cricket Club. His first-class debut came in 2010-11 Ranji Trophy season. He has also represented India in 2010 Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup. He made his national debut for India in 2014.
KL Rahul played an IPL match for the first time in 2013. He played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2013 IPL season. Then in 2014, he was signed by Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 1 Crores. He was the part SRH Squad for the 2015 season. For the 2016 IPL season, he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore. Then for the 2018 IPL season, he was bought by Kings XI Punjab for a sum of INR 11 Crores.
|Full Name||Kannur Lokesh Rahul|
|Nick Name||KL Rahul|
|Date Of Birth||April 18, 1992|
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Batting||Right Hand Batsman|
|Bowling||Right Hand Bowler|
KL Rahul started playing cricket in his childhood. At an age of 12 he started playing club cricket. He played for Bangalore United Cricket Club and Mangalore Cricket Club. He plays for Karnataka in Indian Domestic Cricket. He made his first class debut for Karnataka in 2010-11 Ranji Trophy season. Rahul was also selected to play in 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
He scored a total of 143 runs in that tournament. In the final of 2014-15 Duleep Trophy which was between South Zone and Central Zone, Rahul scored a century in both the innings playing for South Zone. Rahul scored 185 and 130 in each inning in that match. He was given Man Of The Match in the finals.
Due to his Domestic form.Rahul was selected for National Team. He was selected in Indian Test Squad against Australia in 2014. In his second test match against Australia he scored his maiden test century. In 2016 he made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe and scored a century in debut match. He is the first indian to score a ODI century on his debut match. He made his T20 international debut in the same tour.
KL Rahul played his first international T20 match against Zimbabwe on 18th June 2016. Rahul was also the part of India’s squad in 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. He scored his maiden World Cup century against Sri Lanka in that tournament. He is the third Indian batsman to score a century in all three formats of international cricket.
KL Rahul played an IPL match for the first time in 2013. He was the part of Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad that season. He was signed as a Wicket-keeper batsman by RCB. Then ahead of 2014 IPL season, Rahul was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL auction for a sum of INR 1 Crores. Rahul remained with SRH team for the 2015 IPL season too. Then in 2016 IPL season he was again bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore. He scored 397 runs that season from the 14 matches he played.
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Due to shoulder injury he has to miss the 2017 IPL season. But he bounced back with his excellent form in the 2018 IPL season. He was bought by Kings XI Punjab for a sum of INR 11 Crores. Rahul smashed a half century in 14 balls in the first match of KXIP team in 2018. He was retained by KXIP for 2019 IPL season and scored his maiden IPL century in 2019 against Mumbai Indians..Rahul is named as the captain of KXIP team for the 2020 IPL season.
KL Rahul Age, Height, Weight
KL Rahul age is 28 years. Rahul’s height is 5 feet 11 inches and weight 75 kg. His eye and hair colour is Brown and Black respectively.
|Height||In feet- 5 feet 11 inch|
In centimetre- 180.3
In meters- 1.803
|Weight||In kilogram- 75 kg|
In Pound- 165.3 lbs
|Age in 2020||28 Years|
|Shoe Size||9 UK|
KL Rahul’s Family
Rahul was born April 18, 1992. He was born in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. His father name is KN Lokesh. His father is a Professor and former director of National Institute Of Technology, Karnataka. His mother name is Rajeshwari. She is a Professor at Mangalore University. Rahul also has a younger sister named Bhavna.
KL Rahul is Unmarried. Rumours says that the Cricketer is currently dating Athiya Shetty. As per reports Rahul also had some previous relationships. He was once in relationship with Model Elixir Nahar and Actress Nidhi Agerwal.
• KL Rahul’s favourite Batsman are Rahul Dravid, AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli.
• His favourite bowlers are Dale Steyn and Mitchell Starc.
• His favourite actor is Ranbir Kapoor.
• Rahul’s favourite Football team is Manchester United F.C.
• Rahul’s favourite footballers are Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David Beckham.
• He loves playing at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
• His favourite destination is Greece, Spain.
KL Rahul Salary and Net Worth
|Net Worth||Approx $4 Million|
|Earnings in 2020||Not Known|
|Annual Salary||Not Known|
|Cars||Mercedes AMG C43|
|Does KL Rahul, Consume Alcohol?||Yes|
|Does KL Rahul, Smoke Cigarettes?||No|
|Can KL Rahul Swim?||Yes|
|Is KL Rahul, Yoga Practitioner?||No|
|Is KL Rahul, a Jogger?||Yes|
|KL Rahul’s Hobbies||Travelling and Listening Music|
|Food||Sushi and Bhindi Curry|