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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma Welcome Second Child

Cricketer Virat Kohli and actor Anushka Sharma joyfully announce the birth of their baby boy, Akaay, amidst speculation and mystery surrounding Kohli's absence from the Test series against England.

Cricketer Virat Kohli and actor Anushka Sharma have joyfully announced the birth of their baby boy, named Akaay, on February 15. Sharing the news on their Instagram accounts, the couple expressed their gratitude and requested privacy during this special time.

Speculations about Anushka Sharma’s pregnancy began circulating online in November 2023, gaining traction after her appearance at a Diwali event. Although the couple remained silent about the pregnancy, former South Africa skipper AB de Villiers confirmed the news in early February.

Kohli’s Absence Explained

Virat Kohli’s withdrawal from the Test match series against England fueled rumors about his absence being linked to impending fatherhood. With AB de Villiers initially revealing the reason behind Kohli’s hiatus and later retracting his statement, mystery shrouded the situation until Kohli’s official announcement.

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This isn’t the first time Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have embraced parenthood. Their daughter, Vamika, was born on January 1, 2021. Despite being public figures, the couple has consistently advocated for privacy regarding their children, requesting media to refrain from photographing them. Vamika’s accidental exposure during a cricket match broadcast prompted the couple to reinforce their stance on privacy, ensuring their children remain shielded from the public eye.

In 2017, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma tied the knot, marking the beginning of their journey as a family. With the arrival of their son, Akaay, the couple continues to cherish the blessings of parenthood while navigating the balance between their public careers and personal lives.