Congrats are in order to Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma who have welcomed a baby girl but what is their daughter’s name?

Indian cricket star Virat Kohli and his wife and actress Anushka Sharma have announced the birth of their baby girl.

The couple tied the knot in a private ceremony in Tuscany, Italy back in December 2017.

As fans and fellow celebrities congratulated the couple on their blessing, many took to Twitter to share potential names for the baby.

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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma welcome a baby girl

The beginning of 2021 is a happy one for Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma as they have become parents to a baby girl.

The cricketer took to his Instagram profile to share the happy news with his followers and wrote:

“We are thrilled to share with you that we have been blessed with a baby girl this afternoon. We thank you for all your love, prayers and good wishes. Anushka and the baby are both healthy and we are feeling beyond blessed to start this new chapter of our lives. We hope that you can respect our privacy at this time. Love, Virat.”

A number of celebrities and fans took to the comment section of Virat’s Instagram post and shared messages of love.

“Congratulations @virat.kohli and @anushkasharma on the birth of your daughter,” wrote fellow cricketer Shikhar Dhawan. “Lots of love to the little one.”

Madhuri Dixit wrote: “Congratulations @virat.kohli @anushkasharma. May God shower his choicest blessings on you & your little angel.”

But what is the name of Virat and Anushka’s baby?

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Virat Kohli’s baby name

  • The name of Virat and Anushka’s baby daughter hasn’t been confirmed yet.

Virat has asked for privacy and understanding during this time so fans will have to wait until he reveals the newborn’s name.

According to DNA India, Baba Anant Maharaj will name Virat and Anushka’s baby. Baba Anant Maharaj, whose real name is Pradip Agnihotri, is a famous spiritual guru based in Anant Dham in Haridwar.

Fans have ideas for the baby’s name

Fans took to Twitter to congratulate Virat and Anushka for becoming parents to a baby girl – and a lot of them took the opportunity to share ideas about the newborn’s name.

One fan tweeted: “Like @BrianLara ‘s daughter name Sydney, can Kohli’s daughter’s name be the same as she is born on a day when his Dad’s team fought incredibly in Sydney! Congratulations to skipper @imVkohli n @AnushkaSharma.The baby girl will be sharing her B’day with one of papa’s heroes Dravi.”

Another one suggested: “I think “Anvi” would be a nice name for a @imVkohli & @AnushkaSharma baby girl.”

While fans are anticipating to learn the baby’s name, we can congratulate the couple and send our best wishes again!

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