Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik were blessed with a baby boy early on Tuesday morning. Taking to micro blogging site Twitter, the Pakistani cricket star Shoaib Malik wrote, "Excited to announce: It's a boy, and my girl is doing great and keeping strong as usual #Alhumdulilah. Thank you for the wishes and Duas, we are humbled. #BabyMirzaMalik."
Filmmaker Farah Khan also break the news on Instagram. She wrote, "Finally!! Best news in a long time!! Congratulations @mirzasaniar@realshoaibmalik @anammirzaaa@imranmirza58 n of course the nani n daadi God bless our lil angel
The 32-year-old Indian tennis superstar, in the last few months, has shared numerous photographs on social media where she and her family members were seen attending events related to the baby.
Sania had earlier revealed that the baby would have the names of both father and the mother, contrary to the tradition of the child carrying the father's surname.