Tennis star Sania Mirza & husband welcome their first baby
October 31, 2018
India's tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik announced the birth of their baby boy on Tuesday. The news was announced on Malik's Twitter account. Since then, social media has been flooded with congratulatory wishes by their friends and fans from across the world.
"Excited to announce: It's a baby boy, and my girl is doing great as keeping strong as usual #Alhamdulilah. Thank you for the wishes and duas, we are humbled #BabyMirzaMalik," tweeted Malik.
Very soon, his manager, Ameem Haq also tweeted, "Baby and mother are all smiles, and dad is over the moon".
Ex-Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi also congratulated the couple.
Bohot Bohot Mubarak ho @realshoaibmalik and @MirzaSania. May Allah always keep you and your family happy and wealthy Ameen. - Shahid Afridi, Former Pakistan cricketer
Mirza and Malik got married in the year 2010. The wedding was conducted in a Muslim traditional manner at Mirza's hometown in Hyderabad which was later followed by another wedding in Pakistan.
The couple's marriage caused a lot of confusion and anger among fans. Since Mirza was a prominent tennis player from India, people even said that she is going to support Pakistan during cricket matches. But both Mirza and Malik have played for their countries and brought home many laurels as well!
The couple had announced Mirza's pregnancy in April this year. This is surely some great news for Mirza and Malik fans in both India and Pakistan!