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Kannur Lokesh Rahul is better known as ‘KL Rahul’ is a world-class and emerging wicket-keeper batsman. He is seen as the next biggest thing in Indian cricket who is sound in technique, both with bat and behind the stumps. He played as the Right Handed Batsman as an opener and middle-order batsman.
He is the third Indian to score a century in all three formats of international cricket and was the first Indian to score a century on One Day International debut. He is the type of person who always loves to challenge himself and maintains his dreams.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 18 April 1992, KL Rahul turns 29 years old in the year 2021. He is towering tall with a height of 180 in centimeters and 5’11” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 75 in kilograms and 165 lbs in pounds.
He seems younger with his brown eyes and black hair. His body measures 40 inches chest, 30 inches waist and biceps size is 14 inches approximately.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of KL Rahul is around INR 43 crore.
Education / Family
KL Rahul was born and raised up in Mangalore, Karnataka, India, and belongs to the Lingayat-Hindu family. He is born to his father KN Lokesh who worked as dean and his mother Rajeshwari is a History Professor.
He has a lovely sister named Bhavna. He completed his schooling at NITK English Medium School, Surathkal, and further enrolled at Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, Bengaluru to complete his degree in Bachelor of Commerce.
|Full Name||Kannur Lokesh Rahul|
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Date Of Birth||18 April 1992|
|Age||29 years old (as of 2021)|
|Height||In centimeters – 180 cm
In feet inches – 5’11”
|Weight||In kilograms – 75 kg
In pounds – 165 lbs
|Profession||Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)|
|School||NITK English Medium School, Surathkal|
|College||Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, Bengaluru|
|Home Town||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Debut||Test – 26 December 2014 against Australia
ODI – 11 June 2016 against Zimbabwe
T20 – 18 June 2016 against Zimbabwe
|Fathers Name||KN Lokesh|
Career / Fashion And Style
He made his debut for Karnataka in the 2010–11 season and in the same year represented his country at the 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. In 2013, he made his debut in the Indian Premier League for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Next, he scored 1,033 first-class runs in the 2013-14 domestic season which proved out to be his career turning point.
He made his debut in Test cricket by replacing Rohit Sharma in the 2014 Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Next, in June 2015 he was part of the 15-man squad for the Indian tour of Bangladesh but withdrew due to Dengue fever and later returned to the side for the first Test of the Sri Lankan tour.
In 2016, he was named in the squad to tour Zimbabwe and made his both ODI and T20 debut in the same series. He alongside Hardik Pandya was suspended by the Board of Control for Cricket in India because of controversial comments they made on the Indian talk show Koffee with Karan.
But after lifting the suspension he was named in India’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup and scored his maiden hundred for India in the World Cup against Sri Lanka. Thereafter, he was named as the vice-captain for series of India against Australia in October 2020.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
This handsome hunk is not married yet but previously dated some famous models and actresses like Sonam Bajwa and Elixir Nahar.
|Girlfriend||Elixir Nahar (Model)
Sonam Bajwa (Actress)
Nidhhi Agarwal (Actress)
Athiya Shetty (Actress)
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Ranbir Kapoor|
|Favorite Actress||Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor, Scarlett Johansson, Aishwarya Rai, Shraddha Kapoor|
|Favorite Cars||Batmobile, Maserati|
|Favorite Musician Band(s)||Linkin Park, Coldplay, The Script|
|Favorite Song||“Firestone”, “Ghost Town”, “Cold Water”|
|Favorite Book||Life Without Limits|
|Favorite Color(s)||Black and White|
|Favorite Athlete(s)||Usain Bolt, Roger Federer|
|Favorite Destination||Greece, Spain|
|Favorite Food||Sushi, Bhindi curry|
|Favorite Cricketer||Rahul Dravid, AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli, Dale Steyn, Mitchell Starc|
|Favorite Cricket Ground(s)||Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), M. Chinnaswamy Stadium|
|Favorite Footballer(s)||Zlatan Ibrahimovic, David Beckham|
|Favorite Football Team||Manchester United F.C.|
Some Interesting Facts About KL Rahul
- He holds the record for the fastest batsman to have scored centuries in all three formats.
- He scored centuries in all three formats in just 20 innings.
- He was suspended by BCCI in 2019.
- He sets the record of scoring a hundred in the first innings as an opener in both Tests and ODIs.
- He presented his Test cap by MS Dhoni.
- His zodiac sign is Aries.
- His hobbies include listening to music, Playing on PlayStation, and Playing (tennis, football).
- He has inked a tattoo of his dog Simba’s face and his name on his right back.