Indian captain Virat Kohli announced on his official social media profiles on Thursday that he and Anushka Sharma are expecting a child. He posted a picture with Anushka, captioning "And then, we were three! Arriving Jan 2021."
Ever since the announcement, the wishes have been pouring in for the couple.
The BCCI, on their official Twitter profile, congratulated the couple.
Virat Kohli's franchise in the Indian Premier League, Royal Challengers Bangalore also wished their captain and his wife. "Congratulations to @imVkohli and @AnushkaSharma on the new family member coming home in Jan! We couldn’t be more excited!" they wrote.
Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who has shared the dressing room with Virat Kohli during the latter's formative years, congratulated the couple on Instagram. "Many congratulations," he wrote.
Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, who is also the part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise, wrote, "Congratulations bhaiya and bhabhi."
Chris Gayle, who formed an explosive duo with Virat Kohli during his time at the RCB, also commented on Virat Kohli's post on Instagram. "Congratulations kaka," he wrote. Former South African captain Faf du Plessis, meanwhile, said, "@virat.kohli congrats bro."
India's wicketkeeper in the longest format of the game Wriddhiman Saha and Mumbai Indians' star Krunal also congratulated the couple. India's batting coach Vikram Rathour also posted his wishes on Instagram.