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KL Rahul – Test Runs (Year-by-Year)

KL Rahul is now an unavoidable batting force in the Indian cricket team. The Karnataka-born batsman is among the few cricketers to represent the Indian cricket team in all three international formats.

Find out the best players to play for India from the state of Karnataka, here.

His growth as a cricketer in the last six years is phenomenal as the opening batter is recently named the deputy to the Indian captain Rohit Sharma in white-ball cricket.

This article will discuss the year-wise batting stats of KL Rahul in Test cricket.

KL Rahul - Test Runs Yearwise

YEARRUNSINNINGSAVERGAECENTURIESHIGH SCORE
2014422.0003
2015252831.502110
2016539959.892199
20176331448.69090
20184682222.291149
2019110522.00044
20214611046.102129
2022137817.12050
2023143528.601101
2024116338.66086
TOTAL28638634.088199

Key Stats

KL Rahul scored his first Test hundred in the 2016′ New Year Test match in Sydney against Australia. It was only the Indian right-handed batters’ second Test match.

The opening Indian batter has had a wonderful start to his Test career, scoring 3 centuries in his first 6 Test matches, all coming away from India in three different countries. Check out Rahul’s country-wise Test records here.

It was in 2017 that he became the first Indian batter to score seven 50+ scores in Test cricket, equalling the world record for the most consecutive fifties in the longest format. He scored almost 650 runs that year, which is his personal best.

He scored 2 centuries in 2021 – one in England’s Lord’s and another in South Africa. Find here 5 batting legends who failed to score a century in the home of cricket.

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KL Rahul missed most of India’s Test matches in 2022 after undergoing surgery for a sports hernia. He captained the new IPL franchise, Lucknow Super Giants, in IPL 2022.

Related: Season-wise records of KL Rahul in IPL

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