Bengaluru, Mar 3: The first picture of India captain MS Dhoni's daughter Ziva is out. Mother Sakshi Singh Dhoni has posted the image of her little daughter.
Sakshi and Dhoni were blessed with a baby girl on February 6 (Friday) at a private hospital in Gurgaon. Dhoni was away in Australia on national duty at the time. (10 facts about India-West Indies game)
Dhoni is still in Australia now, playing in the ICC World Cup 2015 where India have won three consecutive matches, against Pakistan, South Africa and United Arab Emirates. Now, they will face West Indies on Friday (March 6).
Last night (March 2), Sakshi took to the micro-blogging site Twitter to post a picture of her daughter Ziva. With a photo of their little daughter's left hand touching mother's hand, Sakshi wrote "Bundle of Joy !!" on her Twitter page. (Amla breaks Kohli's record)
On February 9, Sakshi had revealed the name of their daughter, on Twitter. "Welcome to the world beautiful Ziva! Mumma and Daddy adore you! Thanks for all of the well wishes!," Sakshi had written then.
When Dhoni was asked whether he missed being with his wife at the birth of their daughter, the skipper had said national duty was important.
"Not really. I have been blessed with a baby daughter. Mum and daughter both are good. But as of now I am on national duties so I think everything else can wait. The World Cup is a very important campaign," Dhoni had said.
Welcome to the world beautiful Ziva! Mumma and Daddy adore you! Thanks for all of the well wishes! #BabyZiva— Sakshi Singh Dhoni (@SaakshiSRawat) February 9, 2015
Bundle of Joy !! pic.twitter.com/l4NDhdXFR4— Sakshi Singh Dhoni (@SaakshiSRawat) March 2, 2015