Cape Town - Proteas and Cape Cobras bowler, Rory Kleinveldt, is a father a baby girl.
Kleinveldt's wife gave birth to Zara on Friday.
Kleinveldt was left out of the Cape Cobras' Sunfoil Series squad to face the Knights in their ongoing match in Kimberley in order to be with his expectant wife.
The news of the birth was confirmed on Morgan Deane's Twitter page on Friday. Deane is the current wife of former Proteas skipper Graeme Smith, but recent reports have confirmed the pair are in the process of divorcing.