Kannur Lokesh Rahul is the full name of K.L. Rahul. He was born on 18th April 1992 and is an Indian Cricketer. He plays for Indian in International Cricket and Karnataka in domestic cricket. He also represents Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League. Let us check more details about K.L. Rahul Bio, girlfriend and a lot more.
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KL Rahul Biography
Kl Rahul was born in Mangalore on 18th April 1992 his parents are K.N. Lokesh and Rajeshwari. His father is a professor and former director at the National Institute of Technology Karnataka and his mother is also a professor at Mangalore University. His father Lokesh is the fan of the cricketer Sunil Gavaskar.
K.L Rahul Career
Rahul did his schooling in Mangalore and started playing cricket from the age of 11. After that, he moved to Bangalore and studied at Jain University and learned his cricket Career. He played his 1st international cricket in the year 2014 Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. In his 1st match, he came in the place of Rohit Sharma and batted at six and scored only 3 runs and in the second match, he scored 1 run.
But in the third match, he opened with Murali Vijay and scored 110 runs his maiden International hundred. Later in the year 2016, he played his 1st one day match. He is the only Indian player to score 100 in his 1st debut match and in the same year he played his international Twenty20 (T20I). Later in 2020, when India is suffering from finding the right Wicket Keeper after Dhoni, KL Rahul proved himself. In 2020, India vs Australia series, Rishab Pant got injured, KL Rahul, took the wicket keeper’s responsibility. Since then he has been continuing as a wicketkeeper for the Indian team.
KL Rahul IPL Career
In the year 2013, he played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL and later in 2014 he played for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Again in 2016, he was retained by RCB and after that from 2018, he is playing for Kings IX Punjab.
KL Rahul Personal Life- Who is KL Rahul Dating?
There were rumors that he dated model Elixir Nahar a model and later he started dating Sonam Bajwa who is an actress. He recently posted a picture with Athiya Shetty the daughter of Sunil Shetty where he also commented on that pictures.
|Pet Name||Chow Chow Simba|
|Parents names||Mother’s name: Rajeshwari, Father’s name: Lokesh|
|Besties in cricketers||Hardik Pandey, Virat Kohli|
|Height||5 Feet 11 Inch|
|Car Collection||Rahul has Mercedes AMG C 43 car.|
|Total Runs scored||1384|
KL Rahul Controversies
In July 2016 in the tour of West Indies, he posted a photo with a Beer bottle on twitter and that went viral and he immediately deleted the photo after the BCCI’s objection. Later in the year 2019 in the show “Koffee with Karan” the show hosted Karan Johar Rahul and Hardik Pandya made sexist comments.
KL Rahul Tattoos & Their Meaning
On Left Hand
Wrist: A Rose for New Beginning, Owl for wisdom & knowledge, and his mother name Rajeshwari
Arm: Light House as he was raised near the beach, Key as he is an Arian, Roman number XI- his jersey number
Biceps: Clock which shows time 11- Resembles his birth date, symbol or air, water, and sun, Eye Symbol- which means that his Grandparents are watching him.
On Right side
Wrist: His Father’s name Lokesh
Arm: Desi Basara- As he is a Batman Fan
The right side of the body: Test Cap Number II VIII IV (284) in roman numerals.
His Dog “Simba The Chow” picture on his Back
Height: 5 feet 11 inch
Weight: 75 kg.
Net worth of KL Rahul
According to a survey by the end of 2019 K L Rahul net worth is $4 million. He earns income from his IPL and International Cricket.