KL Rahul Biography and Career
Kannanur Lokesh Rahul famously known as their short name KL Rahul. He is an Indian international cricketer and currently he is the vice-captain of the Indian cricket team in all formats. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, games and family of KL Rahul so read the article till the end.
KL Rahul is an international cricketer and he played so many games for country, state and clubs this biography article is incomplete without talking about his career. So here you will gain info about his achievements and life story.
In 2010–11 season Rahul made his first-class cricket debut for Karnataka. And then in the same year he represented his country at the 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, there he scores a total of 143 runs.
In the year 2013 he made his debut in the Indian Premier League for the team Royal Challengers Bangalore. During the domestic season in 2013–14 he scored 1,033 first-class runs, which is the second highest scorer of that season. In 2018 IPL auction, he was bought by the team Kings XI Punjab for Rs 11 crores.
In the year 2014 Rahul made his first international cricket debut at Melbourne cricket ground, but there he was unable to made a good score. But in next Test which was played in Sydney where he played as an opener with Murali Vijay and made 110 runs, that was his first international hundred.
Short biography of KL Rahul
He was born on 18 April 1992 at Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He is a Right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper. In domestic cricket career he plays for Karnataka and in the Indian Premier League he captains Lucknow Super Giants.
He was born to KN Lokesh and Rajeshwari in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. His father Lokesh is a professor by profession and also a former director at the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) in Mangalore. His mother Rajeshwari is also a professor at Mangalore University.
A very strange thing is that KL Rahul’s father Lokesh was a big fan of the famous former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, and he wanted to name his son after Gavaskar’s, but mistook Rohan Gavaskar’s name as Rahul.
Rahul born and grew up in Mangalore and completed his high school at NITK in English Medium School and then completed his pre-university at St. Aloysius College. At the age of 10-years He started his cricket training, and, two years later he started playing matches for Bangalore United Cricket Club and his club in Mangalore.
Then he moved to Bangalore at age 18 for further study at Jain University and pursue his cricket career there also. There is no information about their previous relationship affairs with anyone but in march 2022 he indicated that he is dating actress Athiya Sethi.
The total net worth of KL Rahul is estimated to be 10 million USD, in Indian currency which is approximately equal to Rs.75 Crore Indian Rupee. Main Source of his income and net worth came from cricket. But currently he also does brand promotion which makes his money.
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Random biography facts and FAQs about KL Rahul
Rahul became the fastest batsman to have scored centuries in all three formats in his 20th international innings, by beating the records of Ahmed Shehzad who took 76 innings.
Currently in the 2022 Asia Cup against Afghanistan Rahul was the stand-in captain for the team during the last match played by team India.
Is KL a Rahul engineer?
No, he is not an engineer, but when he was participated in coffee with karan show he revealed that his mother wants to make him engineer and she was not happy with his career choice as his mother and father both are professor by profession.
We hope this biography article of KL Rahul will be helpful for you to understand his journey and works.
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