'May he fill...': Sachin Tendulkar pens special message for new parents Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma

21 February,2024 02:30 PM IST |  Mumbai  |  mid-day online correspondent

Recently, the former Proteas skipper apologised to Kohli, saying he made a blunder in his previous video

Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli (Pic: AFP)

Virat Kohli son: Former India captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday announced that he and his actor wife Anushka Sharma were blessed with a baby boy on February 15. The couple are already parents of a three-year-old daughter Vamika.

"With abundant happiness and our hearts full of love, we are pleased to inform everyone that on 15th February, we welcomed our baby boy Akaay & Vamika's little brother into this world!," Kohli informed in an instagram post.

"We seek your blessings and good wishes in this beautiful time in our lives. We request you to kindly respect our privacy at this time."

Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar extended his good wishes to the couple on the microblogging platform X.

"Congratulations to Virat and Anushka on the arrival of Akaay, a precious addition to your beautiful family! Just like his name lights up the room, may he fill your world with endless joy and laughter. Here's to the adventures and memories you'll cherish forever. Welcome to the world, little champ!" he wrote.

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Recently, however, former South Africa skipper AB de Villiers on his official YouTube channel revealed that Kohli and Anushka were expecting their second child.

The former Proteas skipper apologised to Kohli, saying he made a "blunder" in his previous video.

"My friend Virat Kohli is still not available. I cry out to everyone to give him the privacy that he deserves. Family comes first. No one knows what exactly is going on. I am asking all of us to respect that. I made a blunder in my previous show and I apologise to the Kohli family for that," ABD said on his YouTube channel.

Kohli opted out of India's ongoing five-match series against England earlier, citing to personal reasons

Kohli had initially opted out of the first two Tests of the ongoing five-match series against England, citing personal reasons. He later withdrew from the last three Tests as well. He was last seen in action in the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town in January, which India won by seven wickets. He had made 46 and 12 in the two innings.

India are leading the five-match Test series against England 2-1.

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