India captain MS Dhoni becomes father of a baby girl

Posted By: PTI

Gurgaon, Feb 6: Just a week ahead of the cricket World Cup, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today became a father after his wife Sakshi gave birth to a baby girl at a private hospital here.

Everything else can wait, World Cup is important: Dhoni

The 33-year-old cricketer became a first time father after his daughter was born at Fortis Hospital here in the evening. The baby weighs 3.7 kgs, according to the doctors. (World Cup Special)

File photo of Dhoni and Sakshi

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.


Story first published: Friday, February 6, 2015, 21:36 [IST]
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