KL Rahul has been one of the great superstars of Indian Cricket in the recent past, establishing himself at the International Level in Tests, ODIs, T20Is and has played some crucial innings in the IPL. Born on 18th April 1992, Rahul is one of the most prolific batters in recent times.
He made his debut for India in 2014 vs Australia, where he scored a 100 in the 2nd innings of the test match and helped India draw the game.
Rahul has been through a lot of ups and downs in his career. In the Initial Days of his career, Rahul was in and out of the Indian Team due to inconsistent performances and was dropped out of the Test Team in 2019 due to a poor run in Australia Tests. Rahul never gives up in challenging situations in his life and always knows how to bounce back.
After 2019, Rahul has been a different player for India in all formats and has performed reasonably well for India as an opener and middle-order batsman in ODI’s. Rahul’s versatility and ability to bat anywhere have been his biggest strength and play according to the Team’s need. Rahul’s consistent performances have resulted in being the vice-captain of the Indian Team in all formats.
Rahul has consistently performed for India and his IPL franchise Punjab Kings. Being the orange cap in the 2020 IPL season, this year was also great for the swashbuckling opener, smashing 98 runs off 43 Balls in the last league game vs CSK. Rahul finished the 2021 season as the 3rd highest run-getter of the tournament with 626 runs in 13 Games.
2021 has been a good year for Rahul, as he has played some memorable knocks this year, one being 129 vs England in Lords in the 2nd test, which will be one of the most special innings. He has been India’s best performer in the T20 format as he has a strike rate of 142.5 and an average of nearly 40.
One of the main factors of KL Rahul’s success is SG Bats which have been with him in his highs and lows as a cricketer and have been like his companion for every life situation. SG has played a vital part in the immense growth of KL Rahul as a cricketer.
SG has been an integral part of Many Cricketers worldwide and is one of the main reasons for their successful careers.
Rahul will now be leading the Lucknow Supergiants in this year’s IPL, and now it will be exciting to see how he leads a new franchise that is starting from scratch. SG wishes him all the best for his future endeavors.