MS Dhoni, the legendary former captain of the Indian cricket team, has always been revered for his remarkable leadership skills on the field. However, it is not just his on-field prowess that has captivated fans worldwide; his off-field persona and selfless character have equally contributed to his immense popularity. Recently, a cricket fan took to Twitter to share a thread highlighting ten heartwarming moments that encapsulate Dhoni’s selflessness, and the post quickly went viral, garnering immense praise from fans.
The first clip in the thread shows Dhoni interacting with a fan who thanks him for the numerous trophies he has won. Despite being at the helm of many championship victories, Dhoni humbly acknowledges the contributions of his teammates, responding, “It’s the whole team.”
This gesture reflects his down-to-earth nature and his ability to credit others for their role in the team’s success. The remaining nine clips in the thread showcase similar instances that highlight Dhoni’s exceptional qualities as an individual.
Fans on Twitter flooded the comments section, hailing Dhoni as the greatest cricketer of all time, using terms like “Goated” to describe his greatness. Dhoni’s selflessness, humility, and team-first attitude have endeared him to fans across the globe.
In recent on-field developments, Dhoni led the Chennai Super Kings to their record-equalling fifth Indian Premier League (IPL) title. In the final against the defending champions, Gujarat Titans, Chennai found themselves in a precarious position, needing 10 runs to win off just two balls. Ravindra Jadeja stepped up to the challenge, hitting a match-winning shot and securing the title for his team. Despite retiring from international cricket, Dhoni continues to make headlines with his involvement in the IPL.
Fan- Thankyou for all the cups you have given to us— 🏆×3 (@thegoat_msd_) June 29, 2023
Dhoni- It's the whole team pic.twitter.com/lzuYOibYYc
*Asked MS Dhoni to hold the trophy*— 🏆×3 (@thegoat_msd_) June 29, 2023
Dhoni: "No you keep it" (as you are member of the team too)pic.twitter.com/VUez1cE3Fu
Since Dhoni retired from international cricket, India has been unable to secure an ICC title. With the World Cup 2023 approaching, Indian fans are hopeful that the team can put an end to their trophy drought. Dhoni’s experience, leadership, and selfless character have left an indelible mark on Indian cricket, and his presence in the team’s support structure will undoubtedly be valuable as they aim for glory in the upcoming tournament.