Swashbuckling West Indies cricketer Andre Russell and better half Jassym Lora are expecting their first baby soon. The couple recently also announced the gender of their baby in a unique way during a party in Jamaica.

Russell took to Instagram to break the news of the upcoming family member. In the short clip shared by him, he is seen holding a bat where he asked his wife Lora to bowl a big white ball to him. His wife then threw an underarm ball to Russell, who smashed it which burst into pink smoke!

“So it’s #GIRL?????? another blessing in my life it didn’t matter if it was a girl or a boy, all am asking God for is a healthy baby #babyrussell,” Russell captioned the clip.

See the clip:

The video soon went viral on social media, with his fans, friends and netizens congratulating the couple.

Russell, a right-handed all-rounder, is well known for his hitting abilities. The 31-year-old has played 56 ODIs and 47 Test matches for the West Indies, and has scored 1034 and 465 runs, respectively. He also has 70 ODI and 25 T20I wickets against his name.