Soon after India lost the semi-finals against New Zealand by 18 runs at Manchester, a video of MS Dhoni’s dejected look went viral on the internet. Assuming that he was crying after getting run-out at a crucial juncture, emotional reactions poured in for the former Indian captain on Twitter. Many called it “heartbreaking” to see Dhoni cry.
Even though the semi-final match between India and New Zealand left Indian fans disappointed, the performance of MS Dhoni was like a soothing balm to many. The batsman displayed immense grit and determination to cover up for the initial setback in the game, where India lost three wickets within six runs.
Here’s how Twitterati reacted to Dhoni’s reaction:
Don’t cry Legend.
Wherever you will be we will always support you.
— I’mHarsh (@Thekumarharsh) July 11, 2019
This breaks my heart into pieces💔
Today we saw a 38yr old man crying 1st time on field for 🇮🇳
Never seen him that sad in his career, you can hate him as much as you want, but he took my heart. Retweet if you cried when he got out.
— Abhinav (@abhiihey) July 11, 2019
Seriously now I can’t controlling the tears 💔💔😭Dhoni💔💔💔😭😭😭😭
Rounga karke kabhi nahi socha💔💔
It Hurts to see MS crying 💔😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/myqfOKqWqv
— . (@VinayakPerumal1) July 10, 2019
Hi i am Pakistani
i am so sad after watching this moment #dhoni Crying
this is The Heart break moment for me @msdhoni your a Champion Most love and respect Pakistan #SirJadeja #TeamIndia#CWC19 #SemiFinal1 #NZvsIND
Yah main dil sy bol rha hun pic.twitter.com/7EoGizKETi
— Ahsan Tariq (@UrduPoetryV) July 10, 2019
This breaks my heart into million Pieces 💔 You bash him & still fightes for You 💔 No bc you’re not hurt You’re just sad !! He’s hurt cuz he plays for his country not for Crowd 💔 Haters You’ll never understand him.never💔
37 Year old Man is Crying for his country 💔 #Dhoni pic.twitter.com/4YKdixihPJ
— 💤 (@RKsChanna) July 10, 2019
— Blah Blah (@dahlek_) July 10, 2019
— राणाजी (@RANAJI__5) July 10, 2019
The person who taught us never to give up in any situation ❤️
— Ashikaa 🍃 (@its_ashikaa) July 10, 2019
— Vicky Malhotra (@VickyMa35005186) July 10, 2019