MS Dhoni has undoubtedly been the best finished India has ever produced. Born on July 7, 1981, the former skipper of India has shattered many records. He went on to become the only captain to have won all three ICC trophies – Cricket World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy and T20 World Cup. MS Dhoni is not just a name but an emotion that will remain in the archives of the memories of the cricket fans even after Mahi hangs up his boots. Apart from his series of blistering performances, MS Dhoni has won hearts with his gestures too. As Mahi turns 38 today let’s have a look at five of the gestures that earned him more fans.
MS Dhoni does not allow Tri-Colour to touch the ground
What a player! pic.twitter.com/0K6ew0Pbx1
— Abhishek Pandey (@abhishekpnd63) February 10, 2019
This incident happened in New Zealand at Seddon Park that a fan breached the security and went to meet MS Dhoni with a flag. The wicket-keeper cum batsman made sure that the flag did not touch the ground as the fan bowed to touch Dhoni’s feet.
MS Dhoni meets a differently abled fan
This was in November 2018 in Thiruvananthapuram that MS Dhoni met a differently abled fan as the boy was waiting to meet his idol on the wheelchair. Dhoni made sure to not only click a picture with him but also chatted with him for a few minutes.
Former Indian captain meets an elderly fan
Much like Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni also met this elderly fan after one of the IPL 2019 matches. The former Indian captain was seen interacting with this fan and was all smiles as he clicked a picture with her.
Passion for the Indian Army:
MS Dhoni who also holds a rank in the Indian army, distributed Army caps amongst the members of the Indian cricket team to pay tributes to the martyrs of the Pulwama attack. India had lost over 40 CRPF men to the attack. There are various other instances where MS Dhoni has shown his passion for the army. One of them was when he donned the Balidaan insignia during one of the CWC 2019 matches.
Posing with the ground staff of Chepauk
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) May 2, 2019
In order to applaud the hard work of the ground staff, Dhoni posed for a picture with the groundsmen and at the Chepauk during IPL 2019. The snap was shared by the official handle of CSK.
There are many other instances by MS Dhoni which have touched the hearts of the fans. If our article reminds you of any such incidents, feel free to comment below. And wishing Mahi a Very Very Happy Birthday from the entire team of LatestLY.