KL Rahul

Karnataka's KL Rahul grabbed the spotlight with his consistent performances in the U-19 side. In 2011, he made his first class debut for his state, but he failed to make himself a regular in the team. He returned to play again for Karnataka in 2012-13 season, where he went on to become the highest run-getter of the season. His performance saw him getting a Test cap against Australia but he failed to make the most of the opportunity, getting out

cheaply with terrible shot selection. But Rahul went on to slam a ton in the same series and backed the faith of the selectors. Rahul's consistent performances across all formats, posited a conundrum for the selectors on the opening pair. His abilities continue to grow under the leadership of Virat Kohli, as the right-handed batsman played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL. KL Rahul has played 23 Tests in which he has scored 1,478 runs at an average of 40.5. He has also played 15 T20I for his side, in which he has scored 500 rusn at an average of 45.45.

KL Rahul News

Game for number 4 at World Cup? KL Rahul says anything for team

KL Rahul dropped enough hints that he could seamlessly settle into the key number four position, a conundrum the Indian team is carrying into the World Cup.

ICC World Cup 2019: KL Rahul could be an option for India at No 4, says Dilip Vengsarkar

The number four position has been a bone of contention after Ambati Rayudu failed to make the cut despite being given an extended run in the run-up to the tournament.


BCCI fines Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul Rs 20 lakh each for talk show comments

The players have been told to pay the fine within four weeks and that any delay will result in the BCCI deducting the amount from their respective match fee.

Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul fined Rs 20 lakh by BCCI ombudsman for comments on Koffee With Karan

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have been fined a sum of Rs 20 lakh each by the BCCI ombudsman Justice DK Jain for their controversial remarks on popular talk show Koffee With Karan.

World Cup 2019: KL Rahul could be chosen for number four, says Sunil Gavaskar

The 26-year-old is currently enjoying a superb run in the ongoing Indian Premier League and is the second highest run scorer in the tournament. Rahul has amassed 335 runs, including one century and three half-centuries in eight innings so far.

IPL 2019: KL Rahul slams his maiden IPL hundred, becomes fourth centurion of the season

KL Rahul slammed his maiden IPL hundred against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Wednesday.


IPL 2019: KL Rahul very respectful towards women, sad how "Koffee" controversy turned out, says Preity Zinta

KL Rahul is "very respectful towards women" and it was sad to see him become a subject of nationwide criticism in the wake of his and Hardik Pandya's sexist remarks on a chat chow, Kings XI Punjab co-owner and noted actor Preity Zinta.

Ombudsman sends notices to Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul for deposition in Koffee with Karan controversy

It is not clear how the BCCI will coordinate with Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul's respective franchises Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab to arrange for their deposition in between the ongoing IPL.

IPL 2019: KXIP thumps MI, but India gains as KL Rahul strikes form

KL Rahul smashed an unbeaten 71-runs in 57 balls against Mumbai Indians to take his side to an 8-wicket victory.

I started doubting my character, wasn't ready to face people: KL Rahul on 'Koffee' controversy

KL Rahul and India teammate Hardik Pandya were provisionally suspended by the BCCI for their loose talk on women on the show.