It’s the simple gestures that really matter the most, and MS Dhoni sent social media aflutter yesterday after swapping his business class seat for economy class after seeing a discomfited tall passenger with insufficient leg space to fit himself.
MS Dhoni gives up his business class seat for economy class passenger
About a week ago, MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket but his name is still making rounds on the headlines thanks to his sweet gesture yesterday. Ahead of his flight with the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) squad to the UAE, the 39-year-old saw a fellow management staffer uncomfortable with sitting in economy class given his height. To which, Dhoni offered him a business class seat and moved to the economy class seat chatting with his team-mates including Suresh Raina. Check it out:
Chennai Super Kings arrive in Dubai
Just in time for the 13th Indian Premier League, MS Dhoni and co. landed in Dubai and were greeted by the Taj Dubai hotel in Downtown.
IPL is set to begin on Saturday, 19th September.
MS Dhoni calling it quits from international cricket
Millions of cricket fans were in disbelief last week when MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket with a heartwarming video of his career. The former skipper retired as India’s most successful captain winning the ICC Cricket World Cup, T20 World Cup and Champions Trophy, scoring 10,773 runs in the One Day International (ODI) format.
(Featured photograph credit: BCCI)