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Punjab Kings players celebrate their win during match 26 of the Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, in Ahmedabad.

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KL Rahul captain of Punjab Kings bats during match 21 of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Kolkata Knight Riders held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

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KL Rahul captain of Punjab Kings plays a shot during during match 17 of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Mumbai Indians held at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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K L Rahul of Punjab Kings plays a shot during match 17 of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 between the Punjab Kings and the Mumbai Indians held at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

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K Rahul of Punjab Kings bats during the Indian Premier League 2021 match between Rajasthan Royals and the Punjab Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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KL Rahul of Punjab Kings celebrates his fifty during the Indian Premier League 2021 match between Rajasthan Royals and the Punjab Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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K Rahul of Punjab Kings bats during the Indian Premier League 2021 match between Rajasthan Royals and the Punjab Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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India's KL Rahul bats during the second One Day International cricket match between India and England at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.

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India's KL Rahul celebrates scoring fifty runs during the second One Day International cricket match between India and England at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.

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England's Ben Stokes, left, reacts as India's captain Virat Kohli, right, and KL Rahul run between the wickets to score during the second One Day International cricket match between India and England at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.

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India's KL Rahul, right, raises his bat to celebrate scoring fifty runs during the first One Day International cricket match between India and England at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.

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India's KL Rahul bats during the first One Day International cricket match between India and England at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.

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Indian cricketer K L Rahul during a practice session on the eve of third T20 cricket match between India and England, at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's K L Rahul is clean bowled by England's Jofra Archer, during the first Twenty20 cricket match between India and England in Ahmedabad.

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India's KL Rahul looks at his bat as he leaves the field after being dismissed by Australia's Glenn Maxwell, second left, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of during the third T20 international cricket match between Australia and India at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Australia.

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India's Shikhar Dhawan, left, and KL Rahul interact between the overs during the second T20 international cricket match between Australia and India at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Australia.

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India's K.L. Rahul raises his bat after making 50 runs against Australia during their T20 international cricket match at Manuka Oval, in Canberra, Australia.

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India's K.L. Rahul bats against Australia during their T20 international cricket match at Manuka Oval, in Canberra, Australia.

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Australia's Alex Carey, left, is runout for 38 runs by India's K.L. Rahul during their one day international cricket match at Manuka Oval in Canberra, Australia.

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Australia's Adam Zampa, second left, is congratulated by teammates after taking the wicket of India's K.L. Rahul, right, during the one day international cricket match between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Australia.

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India's K.L. Rahul, left, celebrates after taking a catch to dismiss Australia's Marcus Stoinis, right, during the one day international cricket match between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Australia.

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India cricket team players KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal and Hardik Pandya in new kit for upcoming ODIs and T20Is matches against Australia.

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Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul (R) and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma toss before the start of the Indian Premier League 2020 cricket match, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

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India's KL Rahul celebrates his 100 runs during the One Day cricket international between India and New Zealand at Bay Oval in Tauranga, New Zealand.

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New Zealand's Tom Blundell is stumped by KL Rahul off the bowling of Kuldeep Yadav as Virat Kohli looks on during the One Day cricket international between India and New Zealand at Seddon Oval in Hamilton, New Zealand.

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India's KL Rahul bats during a One Day International cricket between India and New Zealand at Seddon Oval in Hamilton, New Zealand.

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India's KL Rahul bats during a Twenty/20 cricket international between India and New Zealand in Wellington, New Zealand.

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India's Rohit Sharma celebrates with KL Rahul, left, after hitting the winning runs in the super over to win the Twenty/20 cricket international between India and New Zealand in Hamilton, New Zealand.

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India players celebrate the wicket of Munro stumped by KL Rahul during the Twenty/20 cricket international between India and New Zealand in Hamilton, New Zealand.

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India's KL Rahul bats as New Zealand wicketkeeper Tim Seifert looks on during the Twenty/20 cricket international between India and New Zealand in Hamilton, New Zealand.

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India's KL Rahul bats as New Zealand wicketkeeper Tim Seifert looks on during the Twenty/20 cricket international between India and New Zealand in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul run between the wickets during the first one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Indian batsmen KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma greet each other after completing half century during the 3rd and final One Day International (ODI) match against West Indies at Barabati Stadium, in Cuttack.

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Indian batsman K L Rahul plays a shot during the 3rd and final One Day International (ODI) match against West Indies at Barabati Stadium, in Cuttack.

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India's KL Rahul raises his bat to celebrate scoring fifty runs during the second one day international cricket match between India and West Indies in Visakhapatnam.

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India's KL Rahul, left, interacts with batting partner Rohit Sharma after hitting a boundary during the second one day international cricket match between India and West Indies in Visakhapatnam.

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India's KL Rahul bats during the first one day international cricket match between India and West Indies in Chennai.

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Indian players Virat Kohli and KL Rahul run between the wickets during the third T20 cricket match against West Indies, at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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India's K L Rahul plays a shot during the first T20 cricket match against West Indies, at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

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India's KL Rahul, left, listens to bowling coach Bharat Arun before batting in the nets during a training session ahead of their last T20 cricket match against South Africa in Bangalore.

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New Zealand's Matt Henry, center without cap, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of India's K.L. Rahul, left, during the Cricket World Cup semi-final match between India and New Zealand at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

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India's K.L. Rahul runs during a training session ahead of their Cricket World Cup semifinal match against New Zealand at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

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India's K.L. Rahul raises his bat and bows to teammate Rohit Sharma, right, as the latter celebrates scoring a century during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds, England.

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India's K.L. Rahul bats during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds, England.

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India's K.L. Rahul, back facing camera, hugs teammate India's Rohit Sharma after the latter scored a century during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds, England.

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India's K.L. Rahul celebrates after scoring a century during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds, England.

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India's K.L. Rahul, left, and Rishabh Pant prepare to bat in the nets during a training session ahead of their Cricket World Cup match against Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds, England.

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India's Rohit Sharma, left, congratulates teammate K.L. Rahul for scoring fifty runs during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Bangladesh at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England.

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India's Rohit Sharma, left, and K.L. Rahul encourage each other during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Bangladesh in Birmingham, England.

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Bangladesh's Mohammad Saifuddin, second left, reacts as India's Rohit Sharma, left, and K.L. Rahul take a run during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Bangladesh in Birmingham, England.

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India's K.L. Rahul bats during the Cricket World Cup match between Bangladesh and India at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England.

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India's captain Virat Kohli, left, passes the bat back to teammate K.L. Rahul after the latter dropped it while taking a run during the Cricket World Cup match between India and West Indies at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

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India's K.L. Rahul is bowed out by West Indies' captain Jason Holder during the Cricket World Cup match between India and West Indies at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

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India's K.L. Rahul, left, listens to coach Ravi Shastri after batting in the nets during a training session ahead of their Cricket World Cup match against West Indies at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.

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Afghanistan's Mujeeb Ur Rahman, left, watches as India's captain Virat Kohli, center, and K.L. Rahul run between the wickets to score during the Cricket World Cup match between India and Afghanistan at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton, England.

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India's K.L. Rahul arrives to bat in the nets during a training session ahead of their Cricket World Cup match against Afghanistan at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton, England.

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Kings XI Punjab( KXIP) batsman KL Rahul celebrates his fifty during the Indian Premier League cricket match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, in Mohali.

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KXIP batsman KL Rahul plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL T20) cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad.

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KXIP batsman KL Rahul walks back to the pavilion after being dismissed during the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL T20) cricket match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at MAC Stadium in Chennai.

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India's Shikhar Dhawan and K L Rahul during the 2nd T20 cricket match between India and Australia at Chinnaswamy Stadium, in Bengaluru.

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India's K.L. Rahul walks off after he was caught in the slips for 9 runs against Australia during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Lokhesh Rahul is bowled by Australia's Mitchell Starc during play in the second cricket test between Australia and India in Perth, Australia.

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India's Lokhesh Rahul is bowled by Australia's Josh Hazlewood during play in the second cricket test between Australia and India in Perth, Australia.

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India's Lokhesh Rahul watches his shot while batting during the first cricket test between Australia and India in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's K.L.Rahul bats during their Twenty20 cricket match against Australia in Sydney.

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Indian batsman KL Rahul plays a shot during 1st T20 match against West Indies at Eden Garden in Kolkata.

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West Indies' cricketer Shannon Gabriel celebrates after dismissing India's Lokesh Rahul during the first day of the first cricket test match between India and West Indies in Rajkot.

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India's Lokesh Rahul plays a shot during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Afghanistan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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India's K. L. Rahul celebrates reaching 50 runs during the fifth cricket test match of a five match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London.

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India's K. L. Rahul, left and India's Shikhar Dhawan smile as they walk off the pitch at the end of the first day of the 4th cricket test match between England and India at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England.

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India's K. L. Rahul plays a shot off the bowling of England's Stuart Broad during play on the first day of the 4th cricket test match between England and India at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England.

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India's Lokesh Rahul leaves the pitch after being caught by England's Jonny Bairstow off the bowling of England's James Anderson during the second day of the second test match between England and India at Lord's cricket ground in London.

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India's KL Rahul reacts after he is bowled out by England's Liam Plunkett during the IT20 Series cricket Match between England and India, at The SSE SWALEC in Cardiff, Wales.

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India's KL Rahul celebrates making his half century during the Twenty20 cricket match between England and India at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester, England.

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Kings XI Punjab batsman K L Rahul play a shot during IPL 2018 cricket match against Rajasthan Royals at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.

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Sunriser Hyderabad wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha celebrates the wicket of Kings XI Punjab's K L Rahul during IPL T20 cricket match in Mohali.

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Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) player KL Rahul plays a shot against Delhi Daredevils (DD) during an IPL match 2018 at IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.

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India's Lokesh Rahul, left, plays a shot during their second Twenty20 international cricket match against Sri Lanka in Indore.

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India's Lokesh Rahul raises his bat to celebrate scoring fifty runs during the fourth day of their first test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Kolkata.

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India's Lokesh Rahul, plays a shot during the fourth day of their first test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Kolkata.

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India's Lokesh Rahul plays a shot during the first day's play of their third cricket test match against Sri Lanka in Pallekele, Sri Lanka.

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India's Shikhar Dhawan, right, and Lokesh Rahul run between the wickets during the first day's play of their third cricket test match against Sri Lanka in Pallekele, Sri Lanka.

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A Test won in four days; the margin a staggering 300 plus...of course Indian cricketers have a day or two to dunk the­­m­­sel­ves in a five-star aquamarine. Virat’s natural swagger is more convincing after a reassuring ton. Rahul, you’ve to match up now!

India's Lokesh Rahul celebrates after winning their fourth test cricket match against Australia, in Dharmsala. India won the Border-Gavaskar trophy and the series.

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India's Lokesh Rahul reacts after losing his wicket on 199 runs during the third day of the fifth cricket test match against England at MAC Stadium, in Chennai.

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India's Lokesh Rahul raises his bat after scoring century during the third day of the fifth cricket test match against England at MAC Stadium, in Chennai.

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