IND v NZ: Two cricket fans die after India lost thrilling World Cup semifinal

India lost to New Zealand in the first semifinal of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and crashed out of the cup. India had staged a brilliant comeback to revive their hopes after being reduced to 92 for 6 while chasing 239. But all hopes were up in smoke after India lost Jadeja and Dhoni.

A cricket fan in Bihar’s Kishanganj district died of a heart attack while watching the high-intensity World Cup semi-final match between India and New Zealand on Wednesday. Ashok Paswan felt breathlessness while matching the match and was taken to hospital, said Dr Devendra Kumar, a close friend of the deceased. But doctors declared him dead soon after, he said.

According to Abdul Karim, a local reporter who manages the Khabar Seemanchal Facebook page and reported the story, Kumar was watching the match at his home after finishing his duty at the Sadar hospital.

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