Kannaur Lokesh Rahul
KL Rahul is an Indian cricketer who currently is the vice-captain of the India national team in all formats. He plays for Karnataka in domestic cricket. He is the current captain of Lucknow Super Giants in the Indian Premier League.
|Born||18 April 1992|
|Father||Dr. K.N. Lokesh|
KL Rahul was born in Mangalore on 18 April, 1992 to K.N Lokesh and Rajeshwari.
KL Rahul was born to K.N. Lokesh who is a Dean at the NITK, Mangalore and Rajeshwari Lokesh who is an associate professor at Mangalore University. He also has a sister named Bhavna.
Although both his parents were academicians, Rahul grew fond of cricket from a very young age that’s why Rahul’s parents decided to enroll him for attaining formal cricket training. After that KL started his training and decided to shift to Bangalore at the age of 18 to pursue his passion towards cricket.
KL has married to Athiya Shetty in 2023 who is an actress and daughter of Sunil Shetty.
He completed his schooling from NITK English Medium School and his graduation in Bachelor of Commerce from Sri Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain College, Bengaluru.
Career of KL Rahul
KL Rahul is a Right-Handed Wicket-Keeper Batsman. He occasionally keeps in the match. KL Rahul plays for India’s national team, Karnataka state team, and currently playing in Lucknow Super Gaints in IPL.
In 2010, he played the Under 19 World Cup for India. His debut test match was against Australia, and it was an international match held in 2014-15. In his very second test match, KL Rahul impressed everyone by scoring 110 runs.
KL started his international career for India as a Test Batsman against Australia in 26 December 2014. He got chance in place of Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni presented him the Cap. Although, his debut was not good enough, He was only able to score 4 runs combining both innings.
But the day had changed and in the very next match, he hits his maiden international ton in Sydney while opening the innings with Murli Vijay.
After making the debut in the Test Cricket, he have to wait almost 2 years to debut in white ball cricket. Rahul got chance to debut in ODI and T20I in Zimbabwe Tour of India in 2016.
Lokesh Rahul scored a century in his first ODI against Zimbabwe in 2016 under the captaincy of MS Dhoni at Harare, and he is the first Indian player to achieve this.
Later in the same tour, He also debuts in T20I’s, but he was unable to show his ODI performance in T20I. He was dismissed for a golden duck in his debut match and became the first Indian batsman to get out first ball for zero in a T20I match.
|Country||India (2014 – Present)|
|Test Debut||26 December 2014 v Australia (cap 251)|
|ODI Debut||11 June 2016 v Zimbabwe (cap 213)|
|T20I Debut||18 June 2016 v Zimbabwe (cap 63)|
|IPL||Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Punjab Kings, Lucknow Super Giants|
Lokesh Rahul started his Indian Premier League (IPL) career for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as a wicketkeeper in 2013. In 2014, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) bought him for Rs 1 crore at the player auction. Then he again returned to RCB in 2016, and he scored 397 runs at an average of 44.11.
He missed the 2017 season due to a shoulder injury. In the IPL 2018 players auction, Kings XI Punjab bagged him for a whopping Rs 11 crore. He started the season with a bang, smashing Sunil Narine’s record for the fastest IPL fifty in 14 balls by taking one ball fewer to reach his 50.
Overall, in 109 matches, he has scored 3889 runs at an average of 48.01, with 31 fifties and 4 centuries, his highest score in 132 runs.
Later he joined the new team in IPL as Captain of Lucknow Super Giants.
Talking about KL Rahul’s net worth, He is an Indian Cricketer. Rahul’s estimated net worth is $12 million dollars which is around ₹ 99 Crores in Indian rupees.
KL Rahul was the part of BCCI’s list A+ contract which means BCCI pays him 7 crores annually. He also gets around ₹ 15 crores per season as IPL fees.
KL Rahul is the brand ambassador of many brands like BharatPe, boAt, realme, Puma, TATA Nexon, Beardo, Zenovit, Cure. Fit, Red Bull, Gully, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), NUMI and XYXX etc. which become one of the major sources of income.
|Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||99 Crore INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||1.6 Crore +|
|Yearly Income||20 Crore +|
|Income Source||Cricket, Advertisement|
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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. From which team kl rahul play in IPL?
Ans. KL play from Lucknow Super Giants in IPL.
2. Who is kl rahul wife?
Ans. Athiya Shetty is kl Rahul wife.
3. KL Rahul is the captain of which IPL team?
Ans. Rahul is the captain of LSG (Lucknow Super Gaints).
4. Has KL Rahul scored century in T20? / How many centuries Rahul has scored in T20?
Ans. KL rahul scored 2 centuries in T20 till now.
5. What is the highest score of KL Rahul in t20?
Ans. The highest score of KL Rahul in t20 is 110* runs.
6. What is the highest score of KL Rahul in ODI?
Ans. The highest score of Rahul in ODI is 112 runs.
7. What is the highest score of KL Rahul in Test Cricket?
Ans. The highest score of Rahul in Test Cricket is 199 runs.