Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic blessed with baby boy

Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic blessed with baby boy

India all-rounder Hardik Pandya has become a father for the first time after he and his partner Natasa Santokiv welcomed a baby boy into their lives. Hardik took to social media on Thursday to share an adorable image of his newborn.

In the photo that is being widely shared on social media platforms, Hardik Pandya can be seen holding his child's little hand.

"We are blessed with our baby boy," Hardik Pandya wrote.

Wishes have started pouring in for Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic as the likes of KL Rahul, Chris Lynn and Sania Mirza were among the first ones to congratulate the couple.

Hardik Pandya announced his engagement on New Year's Eve during their year-end vacation to Dubai. Hardik and Natasa, a Mumbai-based Serbian actor, had been dating for quite some time before they made their relationship public on December 31.

Hardik proposed to Natasa on a yacht during their holiday in Dubai in the company of a few of their friends. Hardik said e had informed no one, including his brother Krunal, about his engagement to Natasa Stankovic.

The couple have been sharing photos from photoshoots done during the lockdown. Hardik has had the opportunity to spend time with his family due to the Covid-19 pandemic that has brought cricket in the country to a standstill.