Virat Kohli announces arrival of baby girl

India captain ViratKohli and his actor wife Anushka Sharma were on Monday blessed with a baby girl.

Kohli made the announcement on his official Twitter handle. “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,” Kohli tweeted.

“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,” added the star batsman who returned from Australia on paternity leave after leading India in the first Test.

Kohli and Sharma got married in 2017.