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Baby de Villiers! South Africa captain AB blessed with baby boy

Cricketer AB de Villiers and his wife Danielle welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on Wednesday. The child is called AB as well, according to a tweet by Cricket South Africa.

"We all feel very blessed and grateful. Mother and son are both doing well," de Villiers was quoted as saying.

The South Africa captain is currently on paternity leave, even as South Africa are on tour playing a crucial Test match against Bangladesh. In the photographs doing the rounds online, the family of three can be seen in the hospital and the new parents look delighted with AB holding his son.

Wishes poured in for de Villiers on social media as Twitter dubbed the newborn 'Baby de Villiers.'

While most wished the new father on the new addition to the family, many others joked about the superhuman abilities the child will posses owing to his paternal genes. The Protean is one of the most popular cricketers in the world today with his multiple roles as batsman-keeper-captain, in addition to being a bestselling musician. His


Updated Date: Jul 23, 2015 08:57 AM

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