New delhi, July 11: A cycle shop owner from Kolkata collapsed in his shop immediately after MS Dhoni was declared run outon Wednesday during India vs New Zealand clash.
Srikanta Maity (33) of Hooghly district, was said to watching the match on his phone when the incident took place. Hedied of cardiac arrest.
“We rushed to his help on hearing a loud thud. We saw him lying unconscious on the floor. We took him to Khanakul hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival,” Sachin Gosh, a sweet shop owner in the same area said.
The Indian cricket team suffered a top-order collapse during their chase of 240 at the Old Trafford in Manchester, thus losing the match by 18 runs.
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and MS Dhoni played superb knocks of 77 and 50 respectively. However, their effort was not sufficient as Team India faltered for the second consecutive time at the semi-final stage of the World Cup. (Agencies)