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Indian cricketer

Born: April 18, 1992 (age 28 years), Mangalore, India

ODI debut (cap 213): 11 June 2016 v Zimbabwe

Test debut (cap 284): 26 December 2014 v Australia

T20I debut (cap 63): 18 June 2016 v Zimbabwe

Last ODI: 11 February 2020 v New Zealand

Last T20I: 2 February 2020 v New Zealand


FULL NAME: Kannur Lokesh Rahul

PROFESSION: Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)


AGE: 28 years old (in 2020)

DATE OF BIRTH: 18 April 1992

BIRTHPLACE: Mangalore, Karnataka, India


HEIGHT: 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m)

WEIGHT: 74 kg (163 lbs)

CHEST: 40 Inches

BICEPS: 13 Inches


EYE COLOR: Dark Brown

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He has always been a sports junkie who throughout his childhood used to play all kinds of sports.

His parents always encouraged him to play sports, but on one condition that if his grades will decrease, he will have to stop playing sports, and he never let it happen throughout his studies.

He used to be a mischievous yet reserved as a kid.

His father used to be the secretary of his school, and he took it for granted by taking certain advantage such as by colouring his hair, wearing casual shoes, etc.

He belongs to a middle-class Mangalorean family with background in teaching.

Rahul’s father was a big fan of Sunil Gavaskar and mixed the name of his son Rohan as Rahul and hence called his son Rahul.

He always used to be a roguish yet reserved as a child.

KL Rahul’s father used to be the administrator of his school, and he always took it for granted by way of taking certain benefits
like wearing casual shoes, colouring his hair etc.

In his premature professional days in cricket, he desired to grow long hair though his trainer advised him that you can have long hair after attaining some particular things in your cricket career.

He considers Rahul Dravid as his idol of cricket.

His father is a big fan of Sunil Gavaskar, so he wanted to name his son after the name of Sunil Gavaskar’s son i.e. Rohan Gavaskar, but goofed Rohan as Rahul.

In the Under-13 Inter-zonal tournament, Rahul hit two double centuries for his team.

He is the first Indian batsman to be hit-wicket in T20Is.

KL Rahul is a tattoo lover.

He idolizes Rahul Dravid.

Rahul holds the record for being the fastest batsman who has scored centuries in all three formats of cricket.

He is the first cricketer from Karnataka who scored a triple century in First-Class cricket.

In 2019, the BCCI suspended KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya for their controversial comments on a talk show.

Till writing, Rahul is the only batsman to reach Hundred with a six in all three formats.

KL Rahul is the only the second Indian to score centuries in T20Is.

Rahul has scored 7 consecutive 50’s and is the only Indian to achieve this feat.

Ever wondered how many tattoos Rahul has? Well, the number stands at seven and counting.

KL Rahul remains the only batsman to hit a triple-century in a first-class match.

KL Rahul idolises Rahul Dravid. Incidentally, he also shares his name with him.

KN Lokesh was also a big fan of former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar. He named his son Rahul after Gavaskar’s son name.

It was later that he realised as that Sunny’s son was named Rohan.

Rahul was born on 18 April 1992 to K. N. Lokesh and Rajeshwari in Mangalore; his father Lokesh is a professor and former director at the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) in the city and his mother Rajeshwari is a professor at Mangalore University.

Lokesh, who was a fan of the cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, wanted to name his son after Gavaskar’s, but mistook Rohan Gavaskar’s name as Rahul.

Rahul grew up in Mangalore, completing his high school at NITK English Medium School and pre-university at St. Aloysius College.

He started cricket training at the age of 10, and, two years later, started playing matches for both Bangalore United Cricket Club and his club in Mangalore.

At age 18 he moved to Bangalore to study at Jain University and pursue his cricket career.