Australian captain Ponting becomes father

July 27th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS  

Sydney, July 27 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting became a father after his wife Rianna gave birth to a baby girl Emmy Charlotte at a private hospital here Saturday. “She is the most gorgeous little girl and Rianna and I are absolutely thrilled,” Ponting was quoted as saying by the Sydney Morning Herald. “It’s the most amazing experience of my life.”

The birth of the baby girl is a welcome break for the Australian captain, who is going through a harrowing time ahead on the issue of touring Pakistan in September for the eight-nation Champions Trophy.

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