KL Rahul: All You Need To Know About Him!

Written By

Abirath EV

Kannur Lokesh Rahul, better known by his stage name KL Rahul, is a tall and elegant Indian cricketer who is one of the best opening batsmen in the country.

KL Rahul is the captain of the Punjab Kings team in the Indian Premier League. He also plays for Karnataka in the domestic cricket league.

This right-handed batsman can keep the wicket even when things look bad. Rahul's first century came in his second international Test.

It is a record that he is the first Indian cricketer to strike a century in his very first One-Day International match.

He is also the third Indian cricketer to score a century in each of the three international formats.

KL Rahul was born on April 18, 1992, in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. His parents are KN Lokesh and Rajeshwari.

Kannur Lokesh Rahul went to the NITK English Medium School in Surathkal, Mangalore, India, for his elementary and high school years.

After that, Rahul attended Saint Aloysius College in Mangalore in order to finish his pre-university studies there.

At age 18, he moved to Bangalore to get his Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree from Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College while also pursuing a career in cricket.