From MS Dhoni to Rohit Sharma: 5 prominent Indian cricketers who are blessed with daughters

First Published Jan 13, 2021, 1:22 PM IST

Quite a few Indian cricketers have become parents of late. What is interesting to note that most of them have been blessed with a baby girl. Indian skipper, Virat Kohli is the latest addition in the list, with his wife, Anushka Sharma, as we look at the same for top cricketers.

<p>Indian skipper, Virat Kohli is the latest Indian cricketer to have become a parent, as he was blessed with a baby girl, with his wife, Anushka Sharma. He joins the list of some top Indian cricketers, to have been bestowed with the same.</p>

Indian skipper, Virat Kohli is the latest Indian cricketer to have become a parent, as he was blessed with a baby girl, with his wife, Anushka Sharma. He joins the list of some top Indian cricketers, to have been bestowed with the same.

<p>Over the years, we have seen quite a few top Indian cricketers being anointed with a daughter in the family. On the same note, we look at some of the top ones to possess the same.</p>

Over the years, we have seen quite a few top Indian cricketers being anointed with a daughter in the family. On the same note, we look at some of the top ones to possess the same.

<p><strong>Cheteshwar Pujara:</strong> The prolific Test batsman of India has a girl, named Aditi born in 2018. Pujara got married to his wife, Puja Pabari, in 2013, who happens to be a media personality.</p>

Cheteshwar Pujara: The prolific Test batsman of India has a girl, named Aditi born in 2018. Pujara got married to his wife, Puja Pabari, in 2013, who happens to be a media personality.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Suresh Raina:</strong> The former Indian batsman, known for his flamboyant batting, has a big family. He married Priyanka Chaudhary in 2015 and was ordained with a girl in 2016, named Gracia. It was last year when he was also blessed with a boy, who was named Rio.</p>

Suresh Raina: The former Indian batsman, known for his flamboyant batting, has a big family. He married Priyanka Chaudhary in 2015 and was ordained with a girl in 2016, named Gracia. It was last year when he was also blessed with a boy, who was named Rio.

<p><strong>Ravichandran Ashwin:</strong> The veteran off-spinner is also among the prominent ones in the list to be endowed with the same. While he got hitched with Prithi Narayanan in 2011, his daughters, Akhira and Aadhya, were born in 2015 and 2016.</p>

Ravichandran Ashwin: The veteran off-spinner is also among the prominent ones in the list to be endowed with the same. While he got hitched with Prithi Narayanan in 2011, his daughters, Akhira and Aadhya, were born in 2015 and 2016.

<p><strong>Rohit Sharma: </strong>The Indian opener is one of the prolific batsmen in world cricket. In 2015, he tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Ritika Sajdeh, while he was honoured with a girl in 2018 and named her Samaira.</p>

Rohit Sharma: The Indian opener is one of the prolific batsmen in world cricket. In 2015, he tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Ritika Sajdeh, while he was honoured with a girl in 2018 and named her Samaira.

<p><strong>MS Dhoni: </strong>The former Indian skipper is also a lucky one in the list. He was blessed with his daughter, Ziva, in 2015, while he had tied the knot with Sakshi in 2010. Ziva has also earned her first brand endorsement at the age of just five.</p>

MS Dhoni: The former Indian skipper is also a lucky one in the list. He was blessed with his daughter, Ziva, in 2015, while he had tied the knot with Sakshi in 2010. Ziva has also earned her first brand endorsement at the age of just five.

<p><strong>Virat Kohli (special mention):</strong> Let's not forget the current man. Kohli and his Bollywood wife, Anushka Sharma, are the most-talked couple of Cricketwood. It was on Monday when he was endowed with a girl, who is yet to be named. The couple had got hitched in 2017.</p>

Virat Kohli (special mention): Let's not forget the current man. Kohli and his Bollywood wife, Anushka Sharma, are the most-talked couple of Cricketwood. It was on Monday when he was endowed with a girl, who is yet to be named. The couple had got hitched in 2017.

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