UP man dies of heart attack during India-Bangladesh thriller

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan times, Gorakhpur
  • Updated: Mar 25, 2016 10:18 IST
Bangladesh's Mushfiqur Rahim(L)gestures towards Indian bowler Hardik Panday after scoring a boundary during the World T20 cricket tournament match between India and Bangladesh at The Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on March 23, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MANJUNATH KIRAN (AFP)

An elderly man from Bistauli village in Gorakhpur, UP died of heart attack during the last overs of India’s nailbiting one-run win over Bangladesh on Wednesday night.

According to reports, Om Prakash Shukla, was watching the match on television and complained of severe chest pain after Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim smashed two consecutive boundaries off Hardik Pandya in the last over taking his team to the verge of a famous win.

India won the game by one run.

Shukla died shortly after.

He ran a grocery store in Delhi for several years before settling down in Gorakhpur. He is survived by three sons.

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