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Sakshi Dhoni tweets first picture of little Ziva

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Published Mar 4, 2015, 1:53 pm IST
Updated Mar 29, 2019, 4:50 pm IST
The Dhonis were blessed with baby girl on Feb 7
While MS Dhoni's official Facebook page posted this picture, Indian skipper's wife Sakshi took to Twitter to post first picture of their little daughter Ziva. (Photo: Twitter)
 While MS Dhoni's official Facebook page posted this picture, Indian skipper's wife Sakshi took to Twitter to post first picture of their little daughter Ziva. (Photo: Twitter)

Ranchi: Sakshi Dhoni gave the first glimpse of her and MS Dhoni’s daughter when she tweeted a picture of the baby girl on Monday.

The wife of Indian skipper gave birth to their first child just a week ahead of the cricket World Cup.

The 33-year-old cricketer became a first time father after his daughter was born at Fortis Hospital on February 7.

 

According to the doctors, the baby weighed 3.7 kgs at the time of birth. Dhoni was then busy preparing for India's title defence at the World Cup in Australia and could not be present at the time of her daughter’s birth.

Read: Nation first for new father MS Dhoni

Two days later, on February 9, Sakshi took to Twitter to say that the new born is named Ziva.

Read: Mahendra Singh Dhoni and wife Sakshi name baby daughter Ziva

Ziva, which is a variant of Ziv in Hebrew means radiance, brilliance and light.

According to close sources, an ecstatic Dhoni then revealed the news to his teammates at a party organised by the team management to celebrate the birth of their child.

Check: Virat Kohli wishes MS Dhoni 'happy fatherhood'

Sakshi is generally seen travelling with his husband on tours but she didn't travel with Dhoni during the Australia tour.

Dhoni had tied the nuptial knot with childhood friend Sakshi Singh Rawat on July 4, 2010.

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