Power couple Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza have welcomed their first child together. The former captain of Pakistan cricket team made the announcement in a tweet early Tuesday morning.
My child will not have Pakistani or Indian nationality: Shoaib Malik
"Excited to announce: Its a boy, and my girl is doing great and keeping strong as usual
The couple has named the baby Izhaan Mirza Malik, reported The Quint. The cricketer thanked fans for wishes prayers. The couple have been married for eight years.
Sania's sister Anam took to Instagram to announce the baby's birth.
The sports couple had announced their first pregnancy in April. The pair took to their respective social media accounts and posted an illustration of a locker room, stating their surnames.
Sania Mirza, Shoaib Malik to reportedly welcome child in early October
The parents-to-be had later shared that their child will not have Pakistani or Indian nationality. They also decided that their child would have Mirza Malik as the surname.
Many came forward with congratulatory messages.
Congrats to u both ALLAH bless ur family ameen— Mohammad Amir (@iamamirofficial) October 30, 2018
Bhai jan Mubarak to you and @MirzaSania may Allah bless the newcomer with all the happiness in the world— Sohail Tanveer (@sohailmalik614) October 30, 2018
Many many congratulations to you and @MirzaSania— Junaid khan 83 (@JunaidkhanREAL) October 30, 2018
May Allah bless the little one with a long healthy life.
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