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All Centuries of KL Rahul | Tests, ODIs, T20Is & IPL [Updated: 2022]

KL Rahul

In this article, Team Analystique would statistically analyse all centuries of KL Rahul scored all over the globe.

The Karnataka International KL Rahul is a pack of elegance mixed with class. From being an extremely talented and skilful young batsman to being one of the best opening batsmen in India, KL has progressed significantly. As a young boy whenever he batted, experts always found a touch of class in him. He had a decent start to his career. But in 2018, there was a massive slump in form of him in England. He got dropped from the Indian squad following it. That was almost unimaginable for a batsman who is technically perfect and has a nice temperament.

Since then he has not looked backwards. Flamboyance and elegance marked the return of KL Rahul. Here he stands now as the current best Indian T20 batsman. KL also holds a stalwart position in the other formats being the Indian vice-captain. KL has developed his game as a versatile cricketer who bats anywhere in order with equal comfort. He is also a recognized wicket-keeping option now.

KL Rahul International Stats:

PARAMETER TEST ODI T20
MATCHES 43 42 56
INNINGS 74 41 52
RUNS 2547 1634 1831
HIGHEST 199 112 110
AVERAGE 35.38 46.69 40.69
STRIKE RATE 52.7 88.61 142.49
50s 13 10 16
100s 7 5 2
KL Rahul International Stats

Let’s start looking into the centuries scored by KL Rahul across formats!

How many Centuries do KL Rahul have across All Formats?

FORMAT No. OF CENTURIES
Test 7
ODI 5
T20I 2
IPL 4
KL Rahul centuries across all formats

Test Cricket

Debut:

In the 2014-15 season, Rahul made his India debut against Australia in the Boxing Day Test. He had a forgettable Test encounter, as he was out in single digits in both innings. After being selected to open the batting in the second Test in Sydney, Rahul hit his first Test century. It was an inning marked by composure, skill, and patience. It revealed a lot about the potential that the Indian young phenomenon possessed.

Current ICC Ranking:

KL Rahul ranks 36 in the current ICC Test Ranking for batsmen with 8 being his all-time best.

List of all Centuries of KL Rahul in Tests:

SCORE VENUE, YEAR AGAINST TEAM RESULT
123 CENTURION, 2021 SOUTH AFRICA WON
129 LORD’S, 2021 ENGLAND WON
149 THE OVAL, 2018 ENGLAND LOST
199 CHEPAUK, 2016 ENGLAND WON
158 SABINA PARK, 2016 WEST INDIES DRAW
108 P SARA OVAL, 2015 SRI LANKA WON
110 SCG, 2015 AUSTRALIA DRAW
All Centuries of KL Rahul in Tests

KL Rahul has experienced a roller-coaster ride in his Test career so far. KL made a mark with a promising hundred in his second Test against Australia in Sydney. Thereafter away centuries in Sri Lanka and West Indies proved that he had the skills to succeed at the highest level. His first home Test century came in 2016 against England. He scored a massive 199 at the Chepauk Stadium missing his deserving double hundred by a single. Rahul’s next hundred was at the Oval in 2018 following which his lean patch started. Thereby the management dropped him from the squad.

After 3 long years, KL again got a chance to feature in England as a result of an injury to Shubman Gill. He grabbed the opportunity with both hands scoring a hundred at the ‘home of cricket’, The Lords. His last century came against South Africa at the Centurion thereby securing his place in the XI.

KL Rahul Centuries in Test

ODI Cricket

Debut:

KL Rahul’s ODI debut was against Zimbabwe in 2016 at the Harare Sports Club. He scored an unbeaten century and secured victory for India.

Current ICC Ranking:

KL Rahul currently ranks 26 in the ICC ODI Ranking for batsmen.

List of all Centuries of KL Rahul in ODIs:

SCORE VENUE, YEAR AGAINST TEAM RESULT
108 PUNE, 2021 ENGLAND LOST
112 BAY OVAL, 2020 NEW ZEALAND LOST
102 VIZAG, 2019 WEST INDIES WON
111 HEADINGLEY, 2019 SRI LANKA WON
100* HARARE, 2016 ZIMBABWE WON
All Centuries of KL Rahul in ODI

KL Rahul scored a match-winning hundred in his debut against Zimbabwe in the year 2016. Since then he could never get a fixed defined role in the team. Sometimes he had to open while again at times when in need, he had to play as a finisher. Thus he could never settle into the team’s batting line-up. The versatility of KL Rahul appeared to work against him as captains always used him to fill gaps in the XI.

While Shikhar Dhawan injured himself in the World Cup 2019, Rahul came to open with Rohit Sharma. He was brilliant in the tournament and scored a stunning hundred against Sri Lanka at Leeds in the World Cup. Following it he could secure his position in the squad and he came up with a couple of more hundreds against West Indies and New Zealand. His last ODI hundred came against England in 2021.

KL Rahul Centuries in ODI

T20 International Cricket

Debut:

KL Rahul’s T20I debut was also against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club in 2016.

Current ICC Ranking:

KL Rahul currently ranks 10 in the ICC T20 World Ranking for batsmen.

List of all Centuries of KL Rahul in T20Is:

SCORE VENUE, YEAR AGAINST TEAM RESULT
101* OLD TRAFFORD, 2018 ENGLAND WON
110* FLORIDA, 2016 WEST INDIES LOST
All Centuries of KL Rahul in T20I

KL Rahul scored 2 T20I centuries both of which were unbeaten knocks. 2016 was a dream year in his career. His first T20I century came against West Indies in Florida in 2016. The last one was in 2018 when he managed to score an unbeaten 101 vs England at the Old Trafford.

IPL Cricket

Debut:

KL Rahul’s IPL debut was against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2013 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.

How many Centuries do KL Rahul have in IPL?

SCORE YEAR FOR/AGAINST TEAM RESULT
103* 2022 LSG/MI WON
103* 2022 LSG/MI WON
132* 2020 KXIP/RCB WON
100* 2019 KXIP/MI LOST
All centuries of KL Rahul in IPL

KL Rahul’s IPL career turned upside down when he was appointed the captain of the then KXIP (currently known as Punjab Kings). In fact, all his IPL centuries came being the captain of the respective franchises. His maiden IPL century came as Kings XI Punjab captain against Mumbai Indians in 2019. In 2020, Rahul hit his career-best 138* against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Dubai The day witnessed KL Rahul the batsman at his absolute best. The 2 other centuries came in the ongoing IPL season where he is the skipper of the newly formed Lucknow Super Giants.

All centuries of KL Rahul in IPL

Final Words

KL Rahul looks to be in red-hot form in the current IPL, 2022. The ICC World T20, 2022 is lurking around the corner. The astonishing form of the best Indian T20 batsman would surely provide hope to the Nation. The whole country would expect a few match-winning knocks if not hundreds from KL Rahul as India aims to be crowned World Champions once again.

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