Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh and his actress wife Hazel Keech welcomed their first child on Tuesday, January 25.

Taking to his social media handles, Yuvraj announced the good news. “To all our fans, family and friends. We are elated to share that today God blessed us with a baby boy. We thank God for this blessing and wish you to respect our privacy as we welcome the little one into the world,” he captioned his post.

For the unversed, Yuvraj and Hazel got hitched together in November 2016. The duo first married in a traditional Sikh ceremony in Chandigarh. Later, a Hindu wedding was hosted by Hazel’s family in North Goa. The couple’s close friends and families were in attendance on both occasions.

On the professional front, Yuvraj made his international debut with an ODI match against Kenya in October 2000, and went on to represent India in 304 ODIs, 40 Tests and 58 T20Is. He was part of India’s 2007 T20I World Cup-winning campaign and ‘Player of the Series’ in the 2011 ODI World Cup triumph.

Yuvi announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket and the IPL in June 2019. He served Indian cricket for more than 19 years.

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