KL Rahul Wiki| Biography| Height| Age| Full Name| Girlfriend| Caste| Wife| Family: Kannur Lokesh Rahul is an Indian cricketer. KL Rahul was born on 18th April 1992 in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. He is a right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman. He was bought by Kings XI Punjab for a price of 11 crores for this season of the IPL.
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KL Rahul Bio
|Real Name||Kannur Lokesh Rahul|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
|International Debut||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||Samuel Jayaraj, GK Anil Kumar and Somsekhar Shiraguppi|
|Jersey Number||#1, 11 (India)
#1, 11 (Domestic)
|Domestic/State Team||Bangalore Brigadiers (Urban), Karnataka, Karnataka State Cricket Association Colts XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Zone, Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|Nature on field||Aggressive
|Likes to play against||Pakistan and Australia
|Favourite Shot||Cover drive|
|Records (main ones)||• 2nd ever cricket player from Mangalore to play for Indian Test team, after Budhi Kunderan.
• First ever Karnataka batsman to hit a score a triple century in domestic cricket (337 runs) against Uttar Pradesh in 2015.
• In 2018, he smashed the fastest-ever IPL fifty (in 14 balls).
|Career Turning Point||Performance in the 2014-15 domestic season, where he scored 1033 runs.|
|Date of Birth||18 April 1992|
|Age (as in 2018)||26 Years|
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aries|
|Hometown||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|School||NITK English Medium School, Surathkal|
|College||Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, Bengaluru|
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor of Commerce|
|Family||Father- KN Lokesh (Dean)
Mother- Rajeshwari (Professor)
Sister- Bhavna (Younger)
|Hobbies||Having tattoos, playing tennis and listening music|
|Favourite Food||Japanese food, sea food and dosa|
|Favourite Musician||Linkin Park|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Elixir Nahar (Model)|
KL Rahul Social Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About KL Rahul
- Rahul belongs from a teaching family. His father KN Lokesh is a professor of Civil Engineering at the NITK, Mangalore. His mother, Rajeshwari, is an associate professor at Mangalore University’s undergraduate college.
- KL Rahul’s father was a big fan of Sunil Gavaskar and wanted to name his son after the little master’s son. But, he mistook Rohan Gavaskar’s first name as Rahul.
- Rahul started playing cricket at the age of 11. He also played volleyball, hockey, football at school level but chose cricket as his priority. At the age of 17, he moved later moved to Bangalore and joined Bangalore United Cricket Club. He has represented Karnataka at the Under – 13, 15, 17, 19 and 23 levels before featuring for the Ranji team.
- KL Rahul admires and idolizes the legendary Rahul Dravid. He also shares a very strong rapport with the legend.
- Rahul’s made a memorable first-class debut for Karnataka as an 18-year-old in 2010 and impressed everyone right away with a knock of 61 against Punjab.
- Karnataka has produced many batsmen of high caliber who have served the state wonderfully. However, no other cricketer other than KL Rahul has hit a triple-century in a first-class match. He scored a mammoth 337 off 448 balls against Uttar Pradesh in the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy.
- Rahul played a crucial role in Karnataka’s Ranji Trophy victory in 2014/15 season. He amassed 1033 runs, which included three centuries, three nineties, and a Man-of-the-Match performance in the final.
- KL Rahul made his international debut for India in the 2014 Boxing Day Test match. He was included in the squad after a solid performance in the 2014 domestic season.
- Rahul had a poor debut match where scored only 3 & 1. However, his second Test was a memorable one for him. He retained his place for the 4th Test played at Sydney Cricket Ground. He opened the innings with Murali Vijay and slammed his maiden international hundred, finishing with 110 runs to his name.
- Rahul attracted plenty of attention at the 2014 IPL auction and was finally bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs. 1 crore (US$ 166,000 approx.)
- KL Rahul has a collection of seven tattoos inked on his body. He admits that he is addicted to tattoos and plans to get more in future.
- In 2018, Kings XI Punjab bought him for a whopping amount of 11 crores.
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