WEB DESK: Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan has named his newly-born baby boy ‘Imran Khan’, a tweet on his official Twitter profile says.
The Indian pacer had tied the knot with Jeddah-based model, Safa Baig in February 2016 in a low-key affair in the holy city of Mecca.
“This name is close to our hearts and family. The name is Imran.” said the tweet.
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) December 25, 2016
In the picture shared by him, Imran with a delicate grip is holding his father’s finger.
It is believed that Irfan has paid tribute to Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan by naming his son Imran Khan as the Pakistani great is considered one of the finest all-rounders of cricket history.
Congratulations from fans, friends and followers poured in for the baby boy.
@IrfanPathan Mubarak ho bhai.
— Salman Nizami (@SalmanNizami_) December 20, 2016
@IrfanPathan Congratulations. May he outshine your achievements.
— Mubassir Latifi مبصر (@Mubassir_Latifi) December 20, 2016
Congratulations Big Brother @IrfanPathan my Allah Bless You And Your Family👪 I Pray Allah Gives Happy And Healthy Life In Shaa Allah…
— Baseri Faiz (@ImFaiz_07) December 20, 2016