Family sources said that Joshi had complained of a heart pain at 11.30 pm after watching the match, following which he was taken to a private hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Joshi, the founder editor of the Hindi daily 'Jansatta' is known for defining Hindi Journalism with his publication. He continued to work as the chief editorial advisor of Jansatta after retirement in 1995.
His stint as the resident editor of Indian Express at Ahmedabad, Chandigarh and Delhi was another addition to his career as a journalist which he began with Nayi Duniya.
The body of joshi will be taken to his native place Indore by flight on Nov 7, where the last rites will be performed at the banks of Narmada.
The 72-year-old journalist is survived by wife Usha Joshi, two sons, Sandeep and Sopan, daughter Sonal and mother Leela Bai.