Jacques Kallis and Charlene Engels become proud parents; reveal name of their new-born baby

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Jacques Kallis, Charlene Engels. (Pic Source: Twitter)

South Africa veteran Jacques Kallis and his wife, Charlene Engels, welcomed their first baby into the world on Wednesday.


Kallis broke out the news of the birth of his son with a post on his official Twitter account.

“Welcome to the world Joshua Henry Kallis,” he wrote.


“Most incredible day of both our lives. Hearts exploding with love. Truly blessed @charlene_engels.”

Jakes married his longtime girlfriend Charlene in January 2019.

Jacques Kallis and Charlene Engels | Instagram

Kallis, who is the current batting consultant of the Proteas side, has not accompanied the squad during their ongoing tour of India.


The 44-year-old is still widely regarded as one of the finest all-rounders ever to have played the game. He featured in 166 Tests, 328 ODIs and 25 T20Is for South Africa between 1995 to 2014.

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