Mahendra Singh Dhoni Becomes Father to a Baby Girl

Just a week ahead of the cricket World Cup, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday became a father after his wife Sakshi gave birth to a baby girl at a private hospital here. The

Just a week ahead of the cricket World Cup, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday became a father after his wife Sakshi gave birth to a baby girl at a private hospital here. The baby was due in March but was born almost a month earlier.

The 33-year-old cricketer became a first time father after his daughter was born at Fortis Hospital here in the evening. (India Must Play Two Spinners, Pace Can Backfire: Ian Chappell to NDTV)

The baby weighs 3.7 kgs, according to the doctors.

Dhoni is currently busy preparing for India’s title defence at the World Cup in Australia.

Sakshi is generally seen travelling with his husband on tours but she didn’t travel with Dhoni during the Australia tour.

Dhoni had tied the nuptial knot with childhood friend Sakshi Singh Rawat on July 4, 2010. (Ravi Shastri, Virat Kohli Enjoy Yoga and Massage Ahead of World Cup)

The delivery happened through a c-section and both the mother and child are doing fine. The couple had been consulting at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) for the past few months and was last spotted at the hospital mid-November last year.

Source- Ndtv.com