Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma blessed with a baby girl

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma blessed with a baby girl

"Anushka and the baby are both healthy and we are feeling beyond blessed to start this new chapter of our lives," Kohli tweeted.

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India skipper Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma have been blessed with a baby girl. The Bollywood actress was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital according to reports on Monday. The adorable couple had revealed the news of Anushka’s pregnancy in August last year as the wishes flooded in for them on social media. Similarly, after the birth of the baby girl, the fans and the cricketing fraternity was busy wishing the new parents.

Virat Kohli also took paternity leave to be with Anushka and witness the birth of his baby. Accordingly, he returned to India from Australia after the Adelaide Test, the first of the four-match series and since then, the pictures of the couple were going viral on social media every now and then.

Virat Kohli himself took to Twitter to reveal the good news as he thanked the fans for all the love and prayers. He also informed everyone that Anushka Sharma and the baby both are healthy expressing his happiness on the same as well. However, the 32-year-old is also expecting privacy to be respected now.

“We are thrilled to share with you that we have been blessed with a baby girl this afternoon. We thank you for all the love, prayers and good wishes. Anushka and the baby are both healthy and we are feeling beyond blessed to start this new chapter of our lives. We hope that you can respect our privacy at this time. Love, Virat,” his tweet read.

Here’s his tweet:

A good day for Indian cricket fans overall

Meanwhile, January 11 has turned out to be a memorable day for Indian cricket fans. Apart from Virat Kohli and Anushka being blessed with a baby, earlier in the day, team India, in Sydney, batted out as many as 131 overs in the second innings to eke out a draw. The likes of Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Hanuma Vihari and Ravi Ashwin fought hard for the team and kept Australia at bay as the series stayed at 1-1 with one match to go.