India’s star cricketer Virat Kohli and actress Anushka Sharma were blessed with a baby boy, the couple said in an official statement on February 20.

The boy – named Akaay – was born on February 15. The couple already have a daughter named Vamika.

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma shared the news on their Instagram handles. They said, “With abundant happiness and our hearts full of love, we are pleased to inform everyone that on 15th February, we welcomed our baby boy Akaay and Vamika’s little brother into this world!”

“We seek your blessings and good wishes in this beautiful time in our lives. We request you to kindly respect our privacy at this time,” Virat and Anushka said in a statement.

Former India cricket captain Virat Kohli and actor Anushka Sharma welcomed their second child, a baby boy. Kohli took to Instagram to share the news along with a heart emoji as a caption. He wrote that they welcomed Akaay on February 15. Since the post, people took to X to share congratulatory messages for the couple – so much so that the names of Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli began trending on the microblogging platform.