India’s ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and wife Sakshi have named their baby daughter Ziva.
Ziva in Hebrew means radiance, brilliance and light.
Sakshi herself as she took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share the news and thank her followers for the good wishes.
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
Just a week ahead of the cricket World Cup, Dhoni had became a father after his wife gave birth to a baby girl at Fortis Hospital in Gurgaon.
The baby weighed 3.7 kgs, according to the doctors.
Dhoni is currently busy preparing for India’s title defense at the World Cup in Australia. Sakshi is generally seen travelling with her husband on tours but she didn’t travel with Dhoni during the Australia tour.
When asked by reported if he would travel to India to see his new-born baby, Dhoni told reporters that he was on national duty and that everything else could wait until the World Cup ended.