Shoaib Malik, Sania Mirza blessed with baby boy


Pakistani all-rounder Shoaib Malik and Indian tennis star Sania Mirza have been blessed with a baby boy.

Malik made the announcement on Twitter: “Excited to announce: Its a boy, and my girl is doing great and keeping strong as usual . Thank you for the wishes and Duas, we are humbled .”

The sports duo has named their baby Izhaan Mirza Malik.

Cricketers and celebrities congratulated the couple after the news.

Left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir wrote: “Congratulations to you both. May ALLAH bless ur family Ameen.”

Congratulating the couple, fast bowler Junaid Khan said: “Many many congratulations to you and May Allah bless the little one with a long healthy life.”

Sohail Tanveer congratulated them by saying,” Bhai Jan Mubarak to you and may Allah bless the newcomer with all the happiness in the world”.

Actress Mawra Hocane simply wrote: “Mubarakkkkks.”

Pakistani women cricket team captain Bismah Maroof said: “Congratulations to you both. May the little one be blessed with all the happiness in this world and hereafter.”