KL Rahul Biography: Age, Wiki, Height, Family, Girlfriend, and More.

KL Rahul Biography

Who is KL Rahul?

KL Rahul is an Indian international cricketer who plays for India and plays for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League ( IPL ). He is a right-handed batsman and a wicket-keeper.

Kannur Lokesh Rahul Biography: Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend, and More.

Personal Information

Full NameKannur Lokesh
Rahul
Nick Name KL Rahul 
Born18 April 1992
Place of
Birth 
Mangalore,
Karnataka, India
Age29 ( as of
May 2021 )
NationalityIndian
Birthday18 April
Net Worth Not Known
OccupationCricketer
( Batsman and
Wicket-Keeper )
Hometown Bangalore,
Karnataka, India
Religion Hinduism
CasteLingayat
KL Rahul Biography

Physical Appearance

Height
( approx )
1.8 m Or
180 cm
Weight 
( approx )
 74 kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black

KL Rahul Family

FatherKN Lokesh
Mother Rajeshwari
SisterBhavana ( Younger )
BrotherNot Known
Family

KL Rahul’s Education 

SchoolNational Institute
of Technology
Karnataka ( NITK )
Surathkal in
Mangalore,
Karnataka
CollegeShri Bhagwan
Mahaveer Jain
College,
in Bangalore
Education
Qualification
Bachelor of
Commerce
( B.Com )
Education

Girlfriend, Wife and More

Girlfriend
( GF ) / 
Affairs
Athiya Shetty
Marital
Status
Unmarried
WifeUnmarried
Girlfriend

Cricket Career

RoleBatsman 
Batting
Style
Right Handed
Major
Teams 
India, East Zone,
India Under-19,
Kings XI Punjab,
Royal Challengers
Bangalore,
South Zone, Karnataka,
Sunrisers Hyderabad
and Bangalore
Brigadiers ( Urban ).

International Debut in all Formats

Debut in T2018 June 2016,
Against Zimbabwe
at Harare Stadium,
in Zimbabwe.
Debut in Test 26 December 2014,
AgainstAustralia
at Melbourne
The stadium,
in Australia.
Debut in ODI 11 June 2016,
Against Zimbabwe
at Harare Stadium,
in Zimbabwe.

Records / Achievements

  • On 11 June 2016, KL Rahul became the first Indian to score a century in his ODI debut.
  • He also became the third Indian to score a century in all Cricket Formats.
  • KL Rahul became the fastest batsman to score a century in all three formats of cricket by breaking Ahmed Shahzeb’s record and set a new record.
  • In the IPL of 2018, playing for Kings XI Punjab, KL Rahul hit a half-century in only 14 balls And set a new record-breaking the previous record of Sunil Narine.
  • He scored a century in his first innings as the opener in ODI and Test format, the only batsman in the world to do so.

Favorite Things 

Favorite
Shot
On drive
Favorite
Stadium
M. Chinnaswamy
Cricket
Stadium
and Sydney
Cricket
Stadium
Favorite
App
Instagram
Favorite
Football
Player
David Beckham
Favorite
Actress
Alia Bhatt
Favorite
Actor
Ranveer Kapoor
Favorite
Color
Black and White
Favorite
Cricketer
Sunil Gavaskar
( Batsman ),
Mitchell Starc
( Bowler )
HobbiesFootball,
Traveling,
Social Media
and More
Best Friend  Hardik Pandya


Cars, Lifestyle and. More.

BrandMercedes Benz C43,
Range Rover Velar,
BMW

KL Rahul Social Presence

Facebook@klrahul11
Twitter@klrahul11
Instagramkl.rahul 18
Social Presence

KL Rahul Biography 

Personal Life

KL Rahul was born on 18 April 1992 in Mangalore, Karnataka, his father’s name is K. N. Lokesh, a professor and former director of the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK). His mother’s name is Rajeshwari who is a professor of history at Mangalore University.
His father was a big fan of Sunil Gavaskar, he wanted to name his son like Gavaskar, but in the end, he was named KL Rahul.
KL Rahul grew up in Mangalore, he attended NITK English Medium School. Rahul started cricket training at the age of 10, and two years later he also started playing for the Mangalore Club and Bangalore United Cricket Club.
Rahul moved to Bengaluru at the age of 18, to study at Jain University and to pursue his cricket career.

Domestic Career

In domestic cricket, Rahul made his debut for Karnataka in 2011-12. He scored a total of 143 runs in the 2010 ICC World Cup.
Playing for South Zone in the 2014–15 Duleep Trophy, KL Rahul scored 185 off 233 balls in the first innings against the Central Zone and 130 from 152 balls in the second innings.
Rahul played for Karnataka, scoring 337 runs against Uttar Pradesh, making him the first player for Karnataka to score 3 centuries.

International Career

  • On 26 December 2014, he made his Test debut against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and in the first match, he was dismissed by making only 3 and scoring 1 in the second match. But he scored a century while opening in the next match.
  • On 11 June 2016, he made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe at the Harare Stadium, became the first Indian batsman to score a century on debut. He also made his T20I debut against Zimbabwe on the same tour on 18 June 2016.

Controversy

KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya had made some lewd comments on the girls during the Coffee with Karan show, which is why the BCCI suspended it for a few days on 11 January 2019.

Indian Premier League ( IPL )

In 2013, Rahul made his debut in the IPL for Royal Challengers Bangalore as a wicketkeeper-batsman.

In 2018, KL Rahul was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs 11 crore. In the same year, he set a new record by scoring 50 runs in just 14 balls.

He was selected as captain of Kings XI Punjab for IPL 2020, scoring 670 runs in 14 matches with 1 century, 5 half-centuries, in the 2020 IPL season.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1- Does KL Rahul married?

No

  • 2- Who is KL Rahul Girlfriend?

 Athiya Shetty

  • 3 – Who is KL Rahul Best Friend?

Hardik Pandya 

  • 4- Who is KL Rahul’s wife?

Unmarried

  • 5- Who is KL Rahul Father?

K. N. Lokesh

  • 6- Who is KL Rahul Mother?

Rajeshwari

  • 7- Who is KL Rahul Sister?

Bhavana ( Younger )

  • 8- Does KL Rahul own a private Jet?

No

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