Kolkata: Millions of fans were left disheartened when MS Dhoni got out and eventually India lost the match. Well, Dhoni’s wicket not only shattered India’s World Cup hope, but it also took a man’s life.
Yes, you read that right, according to reports a 33-year old cycle shop owner, Srikanta Maity, died due to a heart attack in his shop immediately after MS Dhoni got run out.
He was watching the match on his phone.
“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,” a sweet shop owner in the area, Sachin Ghosh, was quoted in a report.
India suffered the loss against New Zealand by 18 runs while chasing a target of 240-runs.