KL Rahul Biography, Wiki, Birthday, Family, Gf, IPL, Net Worth & More

By | September 6, 2022

KL Rahul Biography, Age, Birthday, Family, Wife, Gf, Cast, IPL, Net Worth & More

KL Rahul is an Indian cricket team’s star opener batter and his complete name is Kananur Lokesh Rahul. He has additionally represented teams like Punjab Kings and Lucknow SuperGiants in IPL. He was brought into the world on 18 April 1992 in Mangalore, Karnataka. He did his initial schooling from NITK English Medium School which is situated in Mangalore. He finished his pre-graduation from St. Aloysius College, Mangalore.

He later moved to Bangalore for his higher education where he got a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Jain University. Because of the cricket worm in him since childhood, he began taking cricket training at the period of only 10 years and following 2 years played cricket matches for Bangalore United Cricket Club. During his graduation, Rahul focused on his cricket career alongside studies.

KL Rahul

KL Rahul

He before long made his top notch debut for Karnataka in the 2010-11 season and addressed India in the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup around the same time. From that point onward, Rahul likewise pulled in the IPL 2013 with his power packed batting style. In 2013, IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore got it for ₹1 crore and remembered it for his team. In the 2013-14 homegrown season, he scored 1033 top notch runs, which was the second-most noteworthy complete in a season throughout the entire existence of homegrown cricket.

Playing for South Zone in the final of the Duleep Trophy in 2014-15, Rahul scored 185 runs in 233 balls in the first innings against Central Zone and in the second innings he scored 130 runs off 152 balls. His innings played in the final of the Duleep Trophy ended up being the defining moment for his profession. Dazzled by his innings, the Indian team selectors chose him in the Indian Test crew for the Australia visit. He made his Test debut against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Rahul couldn’t make his debut Test momentous and was dismissed afterwards scoring just 3 runs in the first innings while batting at number 6 and batting at number 3 in the second innings. Nonetheless, KL Rahul scored his maiden century (100 Runs) in his second Test in Sydney, opening the innings with Murali Vijay, scoring 110. On his re-visitation of India after the Test series, he scored 337 runs against Uttar Pradesh in homegrown cricket and turned into the main batsman from Karnataka to score a triple hundred.

In 2016 he was selected for the national team for the Zimbabwe visit where he made his One Day International debut against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club. In his debut ODI match itself, he scored a century. In this manner turning into the first Indian cricketer to score a century in an ODI debut. After the ODI series, he made his T20 International debut against Zimbabwe itself. He is one of the batsmen of the Indian team who have scored centuries in every one of the three formats of cricket.

He holds the world record for being the only player to score a century  in the first innings as an opener in both Test and ODI formats. Aside from this, he is the very first batter from India to be dismissed for a hit wicket in T20 International cricket. He has performed splendidly in each of the three formats of cricket yet his form has forever been deficient in consistency, because of which he has been dropped from the Indian team a few times. Yet, every time he has gotten back in the saddle and has made his position in the Indian team.

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KL Rahul In Test

After Virat Kohli surrendered the captaincy from every one of the three formats, Rohit Sharma was given the captaincy of T20, ODI and Test teams and Rahul was likewise pronounced the vice-captain of each of the three formats. He has additionally captained India’s Test, One Day and T20 teams on a few events in Rohit’s nonattendance. Rahul captained India without precedent for January 2022 in the second Test against South Africa.

KL Rahul Bio

Real Name Kannur Lokesh Rahul
Nickname  KL Rahul
Known Name  KL Rahul
Date of Birth 18 April 1992
Age 30 years ( as of 2022)
Birthplace Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Hometown Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Current Residence Mumbai , Maharashtra , India
Nationality  Indian
Profession  Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)
Martial Status  Unmarried
Girlfriend/ Affairs Elixir Nahar (Model)

Sonam Bajwa (Actress)

Athiya Shetty (Actress)

Zodiac sign  Aries
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian

Figure Measurements

Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Height Feet – 5 feet 11  inches

Centimetres – 180 cm

Metres – 1.80 m

Weight In Kilograms – 75 Kg
Figure Measurements Chest Size – 40 Inches

Waist Size – 30 Inches

Bicep Size – 14 Inches

His Education & Family

School Name NITK English Medium School, Surathkal
College / University  Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College,


Educational Qualification Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
Ethnicity Lingayat
Father  Name KN Lokesh (Dean)
Mother Name Rajeshwari (History Professor)
Brother Name None
Sister Name Bhavna (Younger)
Spouse / Wife Name None
Childrens ( Kids) Name None

KL Rahul  Cricket Career



Test- 26 December 2014 against Australia at Melbourne

ODI- 11 June 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare

T20- 18 June 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare

Coach/Mentor(s) Samuel Jayaraj, GK Anil Kumar, Somashekar Shiraguppi, Devdas Nayak
Jersey Number 1, 11 (India)

1, 11 (Domestic)



Bangalore Brigadiers (Urban), Karnataka, Karnataka State Cricket Association Colts XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Zone, Sunrisers Hyderabad
Favourite Shot On drive
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KL Rahul posing


Favorite  Food Sushi, Bhindi curry
Favorite Actor Ranbir Kapoor
Favorite Actress Aishwarya Rai , Shraddha Kapoor, Alia Bhatt,

Kareena Kapoor, Scarlett Johansson

Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Hobbies Tattooing, Playing (tennis, football), Listening

to music , Playing on PlayStation

Favorite Cricketer Batsman- Rahul Dravid, AB de Villiers, Virat


Bowler- Dale Steyn, Mitchell Starc

Favorite Destination Greece, Spain
Favorite Music Linkin Park, Coldplay, The Script
Favorite Book Life Without Limits by Nick Vujicic

Some Interesting about KL Rahul

  • Brought into the world in Mangalore and moved to the capital city of Karnataka, Bangalore.
  • Represented India in U-19 World cup in 2010.
  • Made his test debut against Australia in 2014 and scored his most memorable test hundred in a similar series in Australia.
  • Under MS Dhoni captaincy, He debuted in ODI against Zimbabwe in 2016 and scored hundred in first game.
  • Rahul played for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Indian Premier League (IPL)
  • Played His Debut IPL 2013 and also it was debut IPL year for Jasprit Bumrah also.



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