Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- India cricket captain Virat Kohli and his wife Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma were blessed with a baby girl in Mumbai on Monday afternoon.

Kohli, who had been on the road since IPL 2020 in the United Arab Emirates, went on paternity leave after the first Test against Australia in Adelaide to be home for the birth of his first child, report The Hindu and Indian Express.

Virat took to social media to share that the couple welcomed their first child on Monday afternoon. He added that "Anushka and the baby are both healthy."

Virat's statement read, "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. Anushka and the baby ar...