Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma welcomed a baby girl to their family on Monday afternoon.
Current, former cricketers from India and abroad congratulated the celebrity couple via Twitter.
Star cricketer Virat Kohli and his actress wife Anushka Sharma have been blessed with a baby girl. Virat shared the news with his fans and followers on Monday via social media.
Virat posted a statement on his social media accounts which read, “We are thrilled to share with you that we have been blessed with a baby girl this afternoon. We thank you all for your 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.”
Ever since Virat broke out the news, Twitter is flooded with congratulatory messages for the couple.
Shikhar Dhawan, Team India opener in the limited-overs format, wished Virushka on Twitter and wrote, “Congratulations @imVkohli and @AnushkaSharma on the birth of your daughter. Lots of love to the little one.”
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) January 11, 2021
Former India international Suresh Raina mentioned in a tweet, “Daughters are the biggest blessing to those who are the luckiest! Congratulations @anushkasharma @imVkohli and welcome to the wonderful world of parenting.”
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) January 11, 2021
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar shared a post on Twitter which read, “Congratulations @imVkohli
& @AnushkaSharma on the arrival of the little angel in your lives! May her life be blessed with good health & love.”
May her life be blessed with good health & love. https://t.co/AgPdz6HALM
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 11, 2021
RP Singh, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rashid Khan, Anil Kumble and Alexandra Hartley among others also wished the new parents.
Congratulations @imVkohli and @AnushkaSharma. Welcoming Virat to the Father’s club now and especially to the one where the father’s first kid is a daughter! The greatest feeling of being Dad is even sweeter when it’s a daughter first baby. https://t.co/mVYTadTdXy
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) January 11, 2021
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) January 11, 2021
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) January 11, 2021
— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) January 11, 2021
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) January 11, 2021
Congratulations both ❤️
— Alexandra Hartley (@AlexHartley93) January 11, 2021
— Shreyas Iyer (@ShreyasIyer15) January 11, 2021
— Yuzvendra Chahal (@yuzi_chahal) January 11, 2021
— Rashid Khan (@rashidkhan_19) January 11, 2021
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) January 11, 2021
— Surya Kumar Yadav (@surya_14kumar) January 11, 2021
Congratulations on the birth of your first child and how proud you must both feel right now. #blessed
— Alan Wilkins (@alanwilkins22) January 11, 2021
Big congratulations to both of you 😇
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) January 11, 2021
— Gurkeerat Mann (@gurkeeratmann22) January 11, 2021
Congratulations to the proud parents 😊😊
— Anjum Chopra (@chopraanjum) January 11, 2021
— rishi dhawan (@rishid100) January 11, 2021