Graeme welcomes birth of first child with partner Romy

Johannesburg [South Africa], Dec.22 : Former South Africa skipper Graeme Smith and his partner Romy Lanfranchi, who were expecting their first child, are now proud parents of a baby boy.

An ecstatic Graeme took to his Instagram account to announce the arrival of his son and reveal that he has named him `biff`.

"Incredibly proud and happy to welcome #babybiff to the world... Mom and baby doing so well and dad's ecstatic!," Graeme said. The 35-year-old cricketer already has a daughter (four) and a son (three) with his estranged wife, Morgan Deane, Sport24 reported.

Graeme and Lanfranchi said, in a statement, they are delighted about the prospect of being parents again and have a future together.

The two, who were introduced via mutual friends, have been dating each other since the beginning of the year after Smith and Deane separated at the end of 2014.

Graeme had appeared in 117 Tests, 197 ODIs and 33 T20I for South Africa before taking retirement from international cricket in March 2014.

Source: ANI