With Australian batsman David Warner becoming the latest entrants into 'daddy's club', we bring you some adorable images of cricketers clicked with their little ones.
'King' David's new lil princess: The fiery Aussie batsman and his wife Candice welcomed their second daughter Indi Rae, yesterday. The couple already have a girl Ivy Mae.
AB’s Baby: South African one-day skipper AB de Villiers has become a father to a baby boy. The star batsman’s wife gave birth to their child on Wednesday. Pic courtesy Cricket South Africa’s official Twitter account @OfficialCSA
Bundle of joy: Mohammed Shami with his newly-born baby girl. Pic courtesy: A Mohammed Shami FAN page on Facebook
From Captain Cool to Daddy Cool: Indian one-day captain MS Dhoni admires his daughter Ziva, who was born in February this year
Sleeping beauty: Australia all-rounder Shane Watson posted the above picture of his newborn daughter Matilda Victoria Watson, wife Lee and son Will on Twitter in May this year. He captioned it: "There are no words to describe the love we have for our gorgeous little girl. Meet Matilda Victoria Watson."
This Rhodes is Indian! Former South African cricketer and Mumbai Indians’ fielding coach is much admired in India. He must have surely won over more fans after naming his daughter India. Pic courtesy Rhodes’ Twitter account @JontyRhodes8
Daddy, where’s my bat? Recently retired Mahela Jayawardene holds his daughter Sansana after victory in the second Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) Ground in Colombo in August 2014. Pic/ AFP
Another left-arm spinner in the making? Sri Lankan bowler Rangana Herath (L) with his son during a practice session at Galle. Pic/ AFP
Cutie pies: Former South African captain Graeme Smith with his daughter Cadence and ex-wife Morgan Deane, who is holding their son Carter. Unfortunately, Graeme and Morgan split earlier this year
Kieron, and his son: Mumbai Indians and West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard carries his son Kaiden as he arrives for a press conference after an IPL Twenty20 cricket match in April 11, 2012. Pic/ AFP
Doting dad: Former Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting holds his daughter Emmy at Sydney International Airport, after arriving back from South Africa in November 2011. Pic/ AFP
The gentle giant: Former Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya and daughter Yalindi attend a Sports Ministry event in Colombo in January 2, 2010. Pic/ AFP