Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza have welcomed their first child on Tuesday morning. It was precisely 7:01 am when the acclaimed Pakistani cricketer took to Twitter to make this announcement.
“Excited to announce: It’s a boy, and my girl is doing great and keeping strong as usual #Alhumdulilah,” he tweeted, thanking friends and fans for wishes and prayers.
— Shoaib Malik 🇵🇰 (@realshoaibmalik) October 30, 2018
Indian tennis star’s sister Anam Mirza preferred Instagram over Twitter to break the news.
“It’s a boy,” said Anam in an animated post.
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The power couple has been married for eight years. Since then, the Indo-Pak couple announced Sania’s pregnancy; people from across the borders have been invested in the matter.
The duo has been asked several weird questions regarding their child’s surname, nationality and the sports he would probably play.
Ever since the news has broken, #BabyMirzaMalik is trending on top on Twitter.
The celebrities from both countries have poured into wishes and congratulatory messages for the sports-couple and the baby.
Love waking up knowing that something beautiful and positive has simultaneously blessed Pakistan and India today. Welcome to the world #BabyMirzaMalik congratulations to proud parents @realshoaibmalik and @MirzaSania 🤗
— Shaniera Akram (@iamShaniera) October 30, 2018
— MAWRA HOCANE (@MawraHocane) October 30, 2018
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) October 30, 2018
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
May Allah bless the little one with a long healthy life.
— Junaid khan 83 (@JunaidkhanREAL) October 30, 2018
👶 It's a BOY!!! Angel #BabyMirzaMalik is here! Many many congratulations Khaala anammirzaaa Mommy @MirzaSania Daddy realshoaibmalik . Cant wait to meet you all and hold the Baby in my… https://t.co/XRYQHhGBEz
— Neeti Mohan (@neetimohan18) October 30, 2018
Born to two sporting legends from two different countries, #BabyMirzaMalik is symbolic in more ways than one. ❤️
— Shirish Kunder (@ShirishKunder) October 30, 2018
— Ahmad Shahzad 🇵🇰 (@iamAhmadshahzad) October 30, 2018
Congratulations to u both. May little one be blessed with all the happiness in this world and hereafter. ❤
— Bismah Maroof (@maroof_bismah) October 30, 2018
Bht Bht Mubarik ho bro, u and ur family.
— Bilal Asif (@bilalasif2411) October 30, 2018
Mubarak. Jeetay rahain khush rahain aap Teenon
— Samina Peerzada (@SaminaSays) October 30, 2018
The couple has not shared the pictures of the newborn yet.