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Children possess the purest and most innocent souls, and their radiant smiles have the magical power to uplift even the weariest hearts of their parents. This holds true even for the offspring of cricketers, who, being among the most celebrated stars in India, inevitably find themselves in the limelight. The spotlight shines brightly on these young ones, as they captivate the attention of countless admirers on the Internet. In this article, we present a list of 21 popular cricketers’ kids who are captivating the virtual world and winning hearts with their charm, charisma, and endearing presence.
List of Famous Cricketer’s Kids
|Indian Cricketer’s Kids
|MS Dhoni and Sakshi Dhoni
|Aryavir Sehwag & Vedant Sehwag
|Virendra Sehwag and Aarti Ahlawat
|Rohit Sharma and Ritika Sajdeh
|Shikhar Dhawan and Ayesha Mukherjee
|Suresh Raina and Priyanka Chaudhary
|Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra
|Arjun Tendulkar and Sara Tendulkar
|Sachin Tendulkar and Anjali Tendulkar
|Ashish Nehra and Rushma Nehra
|Gautam Gambhir and Natasha Jain
|Sourav Ganguly and Dona Ganguly
|Yusuf Pathan and Afreen Khan
|Rahul Dravid and Vijeta Pendharkar
|Anil Kumble and Chethana Ramatheertha
|Sreesanth and Bhuvneshwari Kumari
|Mohammed Kaif and Pooja Kaif
|Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic
|Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
|Ravindra Jadeja and Riva Solanki
|Ajinkya Rahane and Radhika Dhopavkar
|Aadhya Ashwin and Akhira Ashwin
|R Ashwin and Prithi Narayanan
|C Pujara and Pooja Pujara
MS Dhoni Daughter: Ziva Dhoni
The former Indian captain married his longtime girlfriend Sakshi Dhoni secretly in 2010. The couple gave birth to their daughter, Ziva Dhoni on 6 Feb 2015. The little girl is already an internet sensation, thanks to her mother Sakshi Dhoni’s active presence on social media. Believe it or not, but Ziva Dhoni already has a following of 2.3 million to her name @ziva_singh_dhoni which is run by her mom Sakshi. Her account’s bio reads “This account is managed by Mumma @sakshisingh_r and Papa @mahi7781! ??? ❤️”.
Virendra Sehwag Son: Aryavir Sehwag & Vedant Sehwag
Aryavir Sehwag is the elder son of Virendra Sehwag, born in 2007. He grabbed some media attention during the 2017 Champions Trophy when the little chatty boy joined Star sports and interviewed various Indian cricketers. Virendra’s second son Vedant Sehwag was born in 2010 and like their father, both boys are into cricket from a young age. Though the former Indian opener has various records to his name, he has bigger aspirations from both of them. He has been famously quoted “I have told my sons that if they score more than 319 in any form of cricket, let it be in school, under-16 or under-19, I will gift them a Ferrari.”
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Rohit Sharma’s daughter: Samaira Sharma
Rohit Sharma and Ritika Sajdeh’s cute daughter Samaira is one of the popular kids on internet. This what the hitman had to say when asked about how his feelings after winning the IPL 2019 Finals by his wife: “It is special. Not just Samaira but you (addressing his wife, Ritika) also. Yes, (winning in front of) Samaira because this is her first IPL and she came for most of the games. I’m very happy,”
Shikhar Dhawan Son: Zoravar Dhawan
Shikhar married Ayesha Dhawan with 2 daughters from her previous marriage in 2012. Although Ayesha’s 2 daughters beautifully accepted Shikhar as their father, the family was complete in 2014 after the birth of their son Zoravar. Zoravar can be seen having fun with many Indian cricketers in the dressing room and off the field. In fact, Shikhar’s co-opener in the Indian Cricket team, Rohit Sharma has been seen having fun with the naughty boy a lot of times.
Suresh Raina Daughter: Gracia Raina
The famous Indian Cricketer and Chennai Batsman, Suresh Raina married his childhood friend Priyanka Chaudhary in 2015. She gave birth to their daughter Gracia Raina in 2016. The couple also runs an NGO, Gracia Raina foundation from her name which helps spread awareness in society about infant and mother nutrition and health. Papa and Mama Raina often feed the world with the cuteness of little Raina through their social media accounts. Suresh even has her name tattooed on his left hand.
Harbhajan Singh Daughter: Hinaya Singh
The famous Indian spinner married Bollywood beauty Geeta Basra and the couple welcomed their daughter Hinaya on July 27 2016. The 7-year old accompany their parents everywhere they go and paparazzi just can’t let the cuteness go without a perfect snap. The word Hinaya means shine, which is exactly what she has brought to the couple’s life.
Ashish Nehra Son: Aarush Nehra
Ashish Nehra bid adieu to his 18-year long international career in November 2017. He credited his family, his wife and his kids for the support. His kid Aarush seems to steal the show every time he makes an appearance off the field with the family.
Gautam Gambhir Daughter: Azeen Gambhir
Azeen Gambhir, born in 2014, is the closest thing to the heart of most serious Indian Batsman. Azeen brought the charm of luck to the life of former Indian opener as he made some promising performances in the domestic cricket and hence made a comeback in the international squad. Also, Gambir once said “Fatherhood has brought me a lot of joy and luck; I am thankful to the creator. The other day, one of my friends suggested that whenever I walk out to bat, my profile should read: Gautam Gambhir: Indian cricketer, World Cup winner, Arjuna Awardee and now a Proud Father.”
Sourav Ganguly Daughter: Sana Ganguly
The former Indian Captain married his childhood love Dona in Feb 1997. The family was completed in November 2001, after the birth of their daughter Sana Ganguly. In his days, Dada could be seen spending much of his off-field time with his little girl. The little girl is now all grown up and is very active on Instagram @sanaganguly.
Yusuf Pathan Son: Ayaan Pathan
Ayaan Pathan, born on 17 April 2014, is son Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan. Ayaan is the dearest thing to Yusuf’s heart and the little boy’s antics are loved by his chachu, Irfan Pathan as well.
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Rahul Dravid Son: Samit Dravid
Samit Dravid is the elder son of former Indian batsman and current head coach, famously known as ‘the wall’. The 17-year old also wants to become a cricketer and play for India like his father. He showed first signs of his father’s batting skills in 2016 smashing 125 runs in an Under-14 match against the Frank Anthony Public school. But unlike his father, he is more into explosive batting.
Anil Kumble son: Myas Kumble
Mayas Kumble is the son of legendary Indian spinner, Anil Kumble. Mayas was a little boy in Anil’s playing days. Well, the little boy is all grown up now and like his father, he too has a passion for photography. In fact, he is an amateur wildlife photographer and working on his skills, posting his work on his Instagram handle @mayas.kumble.
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Sreesanth Daughter: Saanvika Nair
The most controversial cricketer in recent times, Sreesanth Nair manages to stay in the limelight for some other reasons. But his cute daughter, Saanvika, manages to steal the spotlight from his father with her adorable smile and cuteness. In fact, the little girl is quite famous on his father’s social media accounts.
Mohammad Kaif Son: Kabir Kaif
Kabir Kaif is the son of former Indian batsman Mohammad Kaif. The little guy frequently makes his presence on TV and social media with his father. Sachin Tendulkar also posted a video of Junior Kaif, hitting the ball bowled through a bowling machine in nets.
Hardik Pandya Son: Agastya
Hardik and Natasa exchanged engagement vows on January 1, 2020, and embraced the joyous arrival of their son, Agastya, on July 30 of the same year. In a heartwarming announcement, they shared a precious photo, expressing their gratitude and saying, “We have been blessed with our baby boy.”
Virat Kohli Daughter: Vamika Kohli
Bollywood star, Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli welcomed their daughter on January 11, 2021, Vamika has already made her mark on social media, with her adorable pictures and videos going viral in no time. From her first public appearance with her parents to her playful moments captured on camera, Vamika has won hearts with her innocent smile and charming personality.
Ajinkya Rahane Daughter: Aarya
Rahane and Radhika welcomed their second child into the world, having already been blessed with a daughter named Aarya, born in October 2019.
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These kids have gained popularity primarily because of their association with their famous cricketer parents. Their charming personalities, cute appearances, and occasional appearances on their parents’ social media accounts have made them endearing to fans and followers.
As they are minors, most of these kids do not have their own official social media accounts. Their presence and popularity are primarily maintained through their parents’ social media channels.
Fans generally react with overwhelming love and adoration when cricketers’ kids make appearances online. They flood the comments sections with affectionate messages, emojis, and compliments for the kids’ cuteness and charm.
The downside of popularity for these kids can include invasive media attention and the need for privacy and protection from undue exposure. Parents and caregivers often take measures to shield their kids from excessive public attention to ensure a balanced and normal childhood.