I hope it's a girl: Katy Perry on her pregnancy

Melbourne, Mar 9 (PTI) Singer Katy Perry, who is expecting her first baby with actor Orlando Bloom, hopes to give birth to a girl.

The singer, who opened the final of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup here on Sunday, shared her wishes with the crowd.

'I hope it's a girl,' Perry told the crowd of over 80,000 at the post game performance while singing her hit 'Wide Awake'.

This will be the first child for Perry. Bloom, 43, shares nine-year-old son Flynn with his ex-wife, model Miranda Kerr.

Perry is due sometime in summer.

Celebrating International Women's Day, the 35-year-old singer sang two of her biggest hits -- 'Roar' and 'Firework' -- at the finale between India and Australia, which was held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Defending champions Australia won by 85 runs. PTI RDS SHD SHD