Dhoni meets special fan after defeat, wins hearts on Twitter
Chennai Super Kings skipper, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is undoubtedly one of the most popular cricketers both on and off the field.
And when the official Twitter handle of IPL shared a video of him meeting an elderly fan after losing the match against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, it went viral.
CSK recorded its first defeat of the season on Wednesday.
Humble gesture of Captain Cool garnered more respect
The viral video shows Dhoni coming down the stairs from the team's dressing room to meet his fan eagerly waiting to see Mr. Captain Cool.
He not only patiently talked to the elderly woman but also gave her an autographed CSK jersey and posed for selfies.
The former India captain's humble gesture won many hearts on the internet and Twitter flooded with generous comments.
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He gets respect because he gives respect, tweets fan
He gets respect becoz he gives respect. That's the awesome way to live. He really inspires me by his every action #mahi #dhoni #VIVOIPL #MIvCSK #CSKvsMI— Rishabh Jain (@Rishabh74557896) April 4, 2019
1 hi toh dil hai, kitni baar jitounga mahi bhai @msdhoni @bhogleharsha #mahi #mahi #mahi #dhoni #dhoni #dhoni #dhoni #mahi
Essence of being a good sport, tweets another user
MSD has carried the baton of fabulous Indian sportsmen.— atul kasbekar (@atulkasbekar) April 5, 2019
Warriors on the field
Gentlemen off it
Role models always @sachin_rt @VVSLaxman281 @virendersehwag #dravid @YUVSTRONG12 @harbhajan_singh @ImZaheer to name but a few
Essence of being a good sport
There is no one who does not support Dhoni
Dhoni jaha bhi khelte lagta ha ki woh uska home ground ha..kal khel mumbai ma tha but fans Dhoni Dhoni bol raha tha..this is Thala 's magic..he win everyone's heart..Koi log CSK ko support nahi karta hoga..but asa koi log nahi jo Dhoni ko hate karta ha— msd sourav (@SouravMsdsourav) April 4, 2019
CSK suffered its first defeat in IPL 2019 against MI
On Wednesday CSK suffered its first defeat against the Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
While chasing the target of 171, CSK could only manage 133 in 20 overs.
CSK skipper blamed poor fielding by the team. He said, "On a wicket like this, what is important is carefully study which boundaries they could have cut off, and where is the error in execution."
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