Pontings welcome first child

Australia captain Ricky Ponting and wife Rhianna have become parents to their first child, Emmy Charlotte.

updated: July 30, 2008 16:24 IST
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Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting and his wife, Rhianna, have welcomed their first child, a girl.

Rianna gave birth to their first child, Emmy Charlotte in Sydney this morning.

"She is the most gorgeous little girl and Rianna and I are absolutely thrilled at her arrival," a proud Ponting said in a press release.

"It is the most amazing experience of my life."