Raina, wife Priyanka blessed with baby boy

The baby boy, named Rio Raina, is the couple's second child.

Suresh Raina with wife Priyanka and son Rio.

Suresh Raina with wife Priyanka and son Rio.   -  Twitter

Veteran India batsman Suresh Raina's wife Priyanka gave birth to a baby boy on Monday.

Rio is the couple's second child. Earlier, they had been blessed with daughter Gracia in May 2016.

“The beginning of all things — wonder, hope, possibilities and a better world! We are proud to welcome our son & Gracia’s little brother — Rio Raina. May he flows beyond boundaries, bringing peace, renewal & prosperity to everyone’s life,” Raina said in a tweet posting a picture of his new born baby.

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Raina’s Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) also congratulated the couple on Twitter saying: “Kutti Thala is here! Lots of #Yellove and #WhistlePodu to @_PriyankaCRaina and @ImRaina for the newest addition to the #superfamily.”


CSK teammate Harbhajan Singh also tweeted out a congratulatory message.


The left—handed batsman is the second highest run—getter in the IPL, behind India captain Virat Kohli with 5,368 runs from 193 matches.

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