Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir on Thursday became the father of a baby girl as his wife Natasha gave birth to their first child.
Gambhir's Indian Premier League franchise posted the news on their Twitter handle. (Also read: Gambhir promises fans KKR will bounce back)
"Congratulations skipper Gautam Gambhir and Natasha Gambhir for becoming parents to a beautiful baby girl. Welcome to the family," KKR tweeted.
"From everyone at KKR heartiest congrats and best wishes to Gautam Gambhir and Natasha Gambhir on the birth of a baby girl," team CEO Venky Mysore wrote on his Twitter handle.
Struggling with just two wins from five matches, the Knight Riders have landed in Ranchi to open their India leg against Chennai Super Kings.