Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli welcome baby girl
Mumbai: Indian skipper Virat Kohli and his wife actress Anushka Sharma have welcomed a baby girl.
"We are thrilled to share with you that we have been blessed with a baby girl this afternoon," Kohli said in a statement.
"We thank you all for your love, prayers and good wishes" he said.
Kohli said both Anushka and their daughter are healthy.
"We hope that you can respect our privacy at this time," he said.
The couple married in 2017.
Indian cricket board BCCI wished the couple and tweeted: "Many congratulations."
Badminton star Saina Nehwal posted: "Congratulations both of u Smiling faceSmiling face."
Congratulations both of u ☺️☺️— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) January 11, 2021
Colleague R Ashwin said: "Congratulations @imVkohli and @AnushkaSharma for the baby girl, A very warm welcome to the club!Star-struckStar-struck."
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar remarked: "Congratulations @imVkohli & @AnushkaSharma on the arrival of the little angel in your lives! May her life be blessed with good health & love."