Mumbai, December 31: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has extended his wishes to 'Hitman' Rohit Sharma on the latter becoming a father to a baby girl earlier in the day. The master blaster put out a tweet to congratulate Sharma and shared an adoring picture of Rohit with his wife Ritika. Rohit Sharma and Ritika Sajdeh Become Proud Parents to a Baby Girl; Netizens Can’t Keep Calm.
Sachin Tendulkar said in his tweet that "What a lovely way to ring in the new year for @ImRo45 and @ritssajdeh. So happy for you! Enjoy this phase of your lives."
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— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) December 31, 2018
Indian batsman Rohit Sharma became a proud father of a baby girl on Monday. Soon after the news arrived, the cricketer flew back to Mumbai to attend his wife Ritika.
Meanwhile, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced that the right-hand batsman will give a miss to the final Test of the ongoing four-match series against Australia beginning January 3 in Sydney.
The cricket body also congratulated Sharma on the "beginning of a new chapter in his life". "Rohit will miss the fourth and the final Test against Australia at Sydney. There will be no replacement player in the Test squad," an official statement from BCCI reads. Sharma will join the national ODI side on January 8 when the team begins their preparation for the three-match ODI series starting January 12.