Amidst a time when there is a virus pandemic and disrupted human life, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have put a smile on millions of Indians today, as the country’s favourite couple officially declare that Anushka is pregnant and they are expecting a baby in January next year! Congratulations pour in on the superstar couple, as the cricket fraternity takes to Twitter to wish them joy on the glad tidings.
It hasn’t even been a month since the country’s cricket fandom celebrated the newly born baby boy of Hardik Pandya and Nataša Stanković on 1st August. In the morning of Thursday, Virat Kohli tweeted out a photo with himself and his better half Anushka, announcing the jolly news.
The Bollywood icon is seen proudly showing off her baby bump in the pic, as the Team India skipper captioned the photo “And then, we were three! Arriving Jan 2021 ❤️🙏” Anushka herself posted the same on her official social media handles.
And then, we were three! Arriving Jan 2021 ❤️🙏 pic.twitter.com/0BDSogBM1n
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) August 27, 2020Advertisement
The netizens of the country have gone bonkers on the cheerful news, as their beloved cricketer is on the way to become a dad. The tweet gathered almost 300k likes and 40k retweets.
Meanwhile, several prominent figures from the Indian cricket scene took to Twitter to congratulate Virat and Anushka on the announcement.
— Yuzvendra Chahal (@yuzi_chahal) August 27, 2020
— Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) August 27, 2020
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) August 27, 2020
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) August 27, 2020
— Krunal Pandya (@krunalpandya24) August 27, 2020
Wishing you guys loads of happiness and good health 🤗 https://t.co/XKAWTF6XMp
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) August 27, 2020
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 27, 2020
— ICC (@ICC) August 27, 2020
We couldn’t be more excited! 🤩
Drop a ❤️ to wish the happy couple! https://t.co/sK0QiROsqZ
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) August 27, 2020
— Rajeev Shukla (@ShuklaRajiv) August 27, 2020
Many also took to Instagram to send their wishes to the couple on Virat Kohli’s post.
“Congratulations,” Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav and Wriddhiman Saha commented.
“Many congratulations ♥️♥️” Kuldeep Yadav followed up.
A jovial Ravindra Jadeja joined in, “Congratulations bro👊”
“Congratulations to both of you 😊” Cheteshwar Pujara commented.
KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya poured in their love with a couple of heart reacts.
“Congratulations kaka 🙏🏿” said Chris Gayle. Kevin Pietersen commented, “Congrats buddy! 🤙🏽”
“Congratulations you two ❤️❤️” said Indian tennis icon Sania Mirza.
“Best wishes to both of you from everyone at FC Goa! We can’t wait to welcome a new Gaur to our family! 🧡😍” FC Goa, the Indian Super League club which Kohli co-owns, commented.