The Indian skipper Virat Kohli and his wife and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma were blessed with a baby girl in Mumbai on Monday afternoon.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, aka Virushka, who tied the knot on December 11, 2017, had announced the news of Anushka’s pregnancy in August last year, amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Virat Kohli, who had been on the road since IPL 2020 in the UAE, went to paternity leave after the first test match against Australia in Adelaide to be there with his wife during the birth of their child. Ever since Virat Kohli returned back to the country, the fans of this power-couple were waiting for the couple to announce the big news.
On Monday, the couple gave the biggest surprise to their fans as Virat took to his social media and announced the arrival of his baby girl with a short note to his fans.
“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.
Here, check out the Tweet:
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 11, 2021
Meanwhile, as soon as the fans on social media went berserk and flooded the social media with congratulatory messages for the new parents on the arrival of their baby girl. From cricketers to fans, everyone showered blessings on Virushka.
Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on the big news:
Congratulations @imVkohli and @AnushkaSharma on the birth of your daughter Lots of love to the little one ? https://t.co/OuHVLnrbgB
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) January 11, 2021
Congratulations skipper @imVkohli and @AnushkaSharma https://t.co/t5nCYawqdq
— Shreyas Iyer (@ShreyasIyer15) January 11, 2021
Congratulations to @AnushkaSharma & @imVkohli on their new baby girl!
— Shiv Aroor (@ShivAroor) January 11, 2021
Congratulations @imVkohli on your little miracle. It’s my prayer that she’ll bring into your life the best kind of happiness in the universe. How wonderful it is to see you begin the grandest and most beautiful adventure of your lives.❤💚 pic.twitter.com/ImBWnUlbcG
— Ammar (@its__ammar) January 11, 2021
Congratulations #ViratKohli. Yet again, you’ve converted a 2 into a 3.
— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) January 11, 2021
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
Many congratulations both of you
— Kunal Kapur (@ChefKunalKapur) January 11, 2021
*Virat and Anushka blessed with baby girl*
Whole India right now – pic.twitter.com/z6RIpSf1BJ
— Angoor Stark ??? (@ladywithflaws) January 11, 2021