See Photo: Ajinkya Rahane and wife Radhika Dhopavkar blessed with baby girl

Updated: Oct 09, 2019, 10:20 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

Rahane's former India teammate Harbhajan Singh took to Twitter to break the news as he congratulated Rahane and his family for the arrival of the new member

Ajinkya Rahane and wife Radhika with daughter
Ajinkya Rahane and wife Radhika with daughter

India's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Saturday became a proud father after his wife Radhika Dhopavkar gave birth to a baby girl. Rahane took to Instagram to share a photo of him and wife Radhika Dhopavkar with their newborn child. He simply captioned it 'welcome'.

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Hello ❤️

A post shared by Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane) onOct 7, 2019 at 1:35am PDT

31-year-old Ajinkya Rahane is currently part of the Indian cricket squad led by Virat Kohli that is playing against South Africa in a three-test match series.

It was Ajinkya Rahane's former India teammate Harbhajan Singh who broke the news on social networking site Twitter as he congratulated Rahane and his family for the arrival of the new member.

"Congratulations new daddy in town Ajinkya Rahane. Hope mum and little princess are doing part of life starts now #fatherhood," said Singh.

Rahane married his childhood friend Radhika in 2014. In July this year, the couple had revealed the news of pregnancy as they both shared a few pictures on Instagram of Radhika flaunting her baby bump.

Ajinkya Rahane has played for Team India in 58 Tests, 90 ODIs and 20 T20Is so far. Rahane has scored 3,671 runs in Tests, 2,962 runs in ODIs and 375 runs in T20Is. Rahane has a total of 13 international centuries to his name.

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