Watch: Mahendra Singh Dhoni's patriotic gesture wins heart
New Delhi : Mahendra Singh Dhoni has proved it on several occasions that for him it is India first. During the third T20I against New Zealand, a fan carrying an Indian flag breached security, ran towards Dhoni and touched his feets. The 37-year-old cricketer saw Indian flag going towards the ground, he quickly took it away from the fan and gave it to a security personnel. MSD's gesture recieved a lot of praise from the fans on the social media.
Here is a video of the incident shared by a fan on Twitter:
Check out some more reactions from the fans:
such a patriotic gesture.. just observe.. first thing he bends down and takes the country's flag from a fan.. just salute his love towards the country's flag..— Sakshi (@sakshi_tweetz) February 10, 2019
Best moment of Today's game: A fan breakin the fences reached playground to touch #MSDhoni's feet, Tiranga (IndianFlag) was in his hand while he bent down to MSD's feet, @msdhoni presence of Mind & Patriotism, took the Flag away frm him, respected the Tiranga🇮🇳.Salute🙏 #NZvIND— Sameer™ (@its_Sameer9) February 10, 2019
Team India, however, did not manage to win the game, but it definitely won hearts with its dedicated efforts till the last ball.