33-year-old cycle shop owner Srikanta Maity fell unconscious to his death here while watching MS Dhoni loose his wicket. He was rushwed to a hospital but was declared brought dead by the doctors.
“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,” said Sachin Ghosh, a sweet shopowner in the area.
In a similar incident a 49-year-old man from Bihar’s Kishanganj died of a heart attack while watching India vs New Zealand semifinal on Wednesday.
The man identified as Ashok Paswan is reported to have suffered a stroke when MS Dhoni was run out of a stunning direct hit from Martin Guptill in the 49th over.
Paswan was soon rushed to a nearby hospital by his family, where he breathed his last before he could be medically administered.