When PM Narendra Modi tweeted to India Rhodes, the two-year-old daughter of former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes, the social media could not stop buzzing. After all, it is THE Indian Prime Minster wishing the little angel of Mumbai Indians coach on Twitter, and it deserves to create all sorts of hullabaloo. India Rhodes is not the only celebrity at a tender age, but a string of kids of star cricketers are keeping the netizens glued to their pictures and day to day post updates. We all know of the crazy fan following two-year-old Ziva Dhoni, daughter of India’s most successful captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni. MS Dhoni’s adorable girl’s fandom on the social media will leave many celebrities in the country high and dry with insecurity. Dhoni and Ziva’s cute antics break the internet with fans dying to see new pictures of the sweet father-daughter jodi. The cricketing world is filled with many lovely moments captured between superstar dads with their princesses. We have Australian cricketers like Michael Clarke and David Warner to rocking Indian players Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina as the complete sweetheart daddies. Also Read - IND vs AUS: Ravindra Jadeja Overtakes MS Dhoni to Register Highest T20I score For India at no. 7
1. Harbhajan Singh and Hinaya Heer Plaha
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Hinaya Heer Plaha is an adorable first child born to Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh and Bollywood actress Geeta Basra on 27th July 2016. After her first photograph was released during the family’s visit to the Golden Temple previous year, the sweet toddler is now a regular feature in her parents’ social media updates. From twinning with her stylish mother to meeting cricketing icons like Sachin Tendulkar, Hinaya Heer spreads happiness with her angelic presence.
2. Michael Clarke and Kelsey Lee
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World Cup winning Australian cricketer Michael Clarke is without a doubt the most handsome fathers on the block. The cricketer turned commentator is a proud dad of a baby girl, Kelsey Lee with wife Kyly. Born on 17th November 2015, Kelsey keeps her father wrapped around her tiny fingers. From lavish baptism ceremony to celebrating her birthdays, Michael Clarke ensures to keep his princess happy.
3. Jonty Rhodes and India
Former South African cricketer and present Mumbai Indians fielding coach Jonty Rhodes named his daughter after the country, India after her birth in 2015. India Jeanne is Jonty’s child with his second wife Melanie Wolf. The couple named their daughter after the country for their rich mix of culture, heritage and tradition. On India’s second birthday, she was wished by Indian PM Narendra Modi. Wow.
4. MS Dhoni and Ziva
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MS Dhoni and his two-year-old girl Ziva are Internet’s favourite father-daughter pair. Right from her birth in 2015, she has been the darling of not only the Dhonis but also of the Indian social media. From being an important part of mother’s social media feed to learning how to parade with her superstar father, Ziva is simply adorable. Ziva who was recently photographed in the school uniform remains the apple of our eyes.
5. David Warner and Ivy Mae
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Australian opening batsman is a doting father of two little daughters – Ivy Mae (born on 11th September 2014) and Indi Rae (14th January 2016). We have seen Warner smash bowlers around the park but off the ground, he is a devoted family man who is madly in love with his wife Candice Falzon and does not mind donning a pink swimming cap for his daughters. David Warner’s social media account is peppered with pictures of his little girls keeping the daddy on the toe.
6. R Aswhin and Akhira
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India’s leading bowler R Ashwin and his wife Prithi are proud parents of two baby daughters, Akhira born in July 2015 and her sister in December 2016. The young spinner is hands-on daddy as he takes little Akhira to book shopping, gym, gives glimpses of the lovely father-daughter moments on the social media. We still cannot get over the super cute video of Ashwin sharing a fresh drink with his little angel.
7. Suresh Raina and Gracia
Indian cricketer and Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina and his baby girl Gracia Raina are Instagram’s favourite. The girl born on 14th May 2016 to Raina and his wife Priyanka Chaudhary is not even a year old but already has cemented her place as a social media star. Her name also deserves a special mention as Gracia’s parents decided it during their trip to Greece!
8. Mohammad Kaif and his newly born daughter
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Former Indian cricketer turned politician Mohammad Kaif became a father of a sweet baby girl earlier this month on 4th April. Married to Noida-based journalist Pooja Yadav in 2011, Kaif is also a father to a five-year-old son named Kabir. The present Assistant Coach of Gujarat Lions, Mohammad Kaif was in seventh heaven announcing the birth of his little angel. He shared the picture of his newborn daughter on Twitter. Twitterati congratulated him along with Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Anil Kumble, Irfan Pathan and others biggies from the cricketing world.