Former South African cricket player Jonty Rhodes, who is now part of the support staff for IPL 2023’s Lucknow Super Giants team, revealed that he was inspired by Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s handling of the incredible support at Ekana Stadium. Rhodes became popular after helping ground staff in dragging covers after rain halted LSG’s home fixture against Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings at the Ekana Stadium. A video of this gesture went viral on social media. Rhodes thanked a fan on Twitter who praised him for being grounded and revealed that he was inspired by Dhoni’s handling of the support he was shown. This response made Rhodes an instant hit among his fans on the microblogging site.
The article is divided into two paragraphs. The first paragraph introduces Jonty Rhodes and explains how he helped ground staff after the LSG vs CSK tie was washed out. The second paragraph discusses Rhodes’ popularity on social media and his response to a fan’s tweet.