England cricketer Joe Root welcomes birth of second child

England cricket captain Joe Root has welcomed the birth of his second child, with wife Carrie.

The batsman, who also plays for Yorkshire County Cricket Club, shared a picture with his two children on Instagram.

The Yorkshireman said: "@englandcricket we will be watching and supporting you all the way!".

The cricketer is missing England's first Test against West Indies, as he made the decision to stay at home for the birth of his baby.

Posting to Twitter, England Cricket congratulated the family.