Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma Welcome Their Second Child

The couple are blessed with a baby boy, whom they named Akaay.

Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and his wife, actress Anushka Sharma, have joyously welcomed their second child, a baby boy named Akaay, on February 15.

Kohli, who had opted out of the ongoing Test series against England for personal reasons, took to Instagram to share the heartwarming news with fans.

In a heartfelt post, the couple expressed their immense happiness and gratitude, inviting blessings and good wishes from well-wishers while also requesting privacy during this special time in their lives.

The post read,

With abundant happiness and our hearts full of love, we are pleased to inform everyone that on 15th February, we welcomed our baby boy Akaay & Vamika’s little brother into this world! We seek your blessings and good wishes in this beautiful time in our lives. We request you to kindly respect our privacy at this time. Love & Gratitude. Virat & Anushka.

Kohli’s absence from the Test series had sparked speculation and concern among fans and cricket enthusiasts, with the cricketer initially citing personal reasons for missing the first two matches. However, as the suspense continued to grow, Kohli’s withdrawal from the entire series hinted at significant personal developments.

The news of Akaay’s arrival comes amidst Kohli’s dedication to prioritize family commitments, highlighting his unwavering support for Anushka Sharma during this special time. The couple’s first child, Vamika, was born in January 2021, bringing immense joy to the family.

While Kohli’s presence on the cricket field will be missed by fans, his decision to prioritize family responsibilities underscores the importance of balancing professional commitments with personal milestones.

As the cricketing world celebrates the arrival of Akaay, wishes and blessings pour in for the happy family, with fans eagerly awaiting glimpses of the newest addition to the Kohli-Sharma clan.