Ajinkya Rahane, wife Radhika welcome a baby girl; Harbhajan Singh congratulates the 'new daddy in town'

India's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane who married his childhood friend Radhika Dhopavkar in 2014 became a father to a baby girl on Saturday.

Ajinkya Rahane, wife Radhika welcome a baby girl; Harbhajan Singh congratulates the 'new daddy in town'
Ajinkya Rahane, wife Radhika welcome a baby girl.

Ajinkya Madhukar Rahane who plays primarily as a middle-order batsman in the Test format and as a top-order batsman in white-ball forms of the game. He is currently the vice captain of the Indian cricket team in Test cricket.

Rahane woke up to the heartwarming news in Visakhapatnam wherein he is playing the first Test against South Africa. India's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane who married his childhood friend Radhika Dhopavkar in 2014 became a father to a baby girl on Saturday

However, Ajinkya Rahane married his childhood friend Radhika in 2014. The two had met first in school and remained friends for quite some time before their parents met and arranged their marriage.

Harbhajan Singh congratulated the new father on twitter and his tweet reads, 'Congratulations new daddy in town @ajinkyarahane88 hope Mum and lil princess ?? are doing well.. fun part of life starts now ajju. #fatherhood.'

However, Ajinkay Rahane is currently with Team India who have resumed Day 4 action of the first Test of a 3-match series against India. Rahane returned to form during the 2-match Test series against West Indies after the World Cup. 

Meanwhile, a few weeks befor Radhika shared an adrobale picture of her with her baby bump and she captioned it as, Have more of milk and milk products. Don’t have that much coffee. And are you taking the supplements you need?

Being pregnant means being ready for extra care and extra attention from just about everyone. And the flood of information can only make things confusing. I have found it helpful to stick to the basics and keep track of my daily nutrient intake. Among all nutrients, I got to know how adequate iodine is essential for an expecting mother as well as the baby since first 1000 days of life are considered to be the critical period for Brain development for which Iodine is an essential nutrient.. Thankfully, Tata Salt with iodine is already a part of my diet. Thus, I am not #MissingI. @desh_ka_namak

Requesting all mothers @momspresso to pledge their support in raising awareness for #MissingI'.