Australia cricketer and commentator died in Mumbai : Dean Jones Passes due to Cardiac Arrest

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Dean Jones, the former Australian cricketer and analyst, died today in Mumbai.

After retirement, he became a successful commentator.

Today the sixth match of IPL 2020 in between RCB and KXIP

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There is sad news for the cricket world. On Thursday, the iconic Australian cricketer and commentator, Dean Jones, died of a heart attack. He was 59 years old. However, he has associated with Star Sports’ commentary team for the current season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and was in Mumbai. Explain that the current season of the league is playing outside the country in the UAE because of the coronavirus.

Jones Was in Mumbai for Commentry

After retirement, he made an impression as a successful commentator. This time he was commenting in the IPL from Mumbai. Brett Lee, Brian Lara, Grammy Swann and Scott Styris commented on Mumbai this time. The sixth match of the IPL will played today between RCB and KXIP and before that the cricket fans got this sad news, which made the fans very sad.

Star Sports said that, with great sadness we are sharing the news of the death of Dean Mervyn Jones. Jones died of a cardiac arrest. Also said, they extend heartfelt condolences to his family and are ready to support him in this tough time. However, they are in touch with the Australian High Commission to make the arrangements.

The broadcaster said, โ€˜Jones was one of the great ambassadors of the game and they involved him in the development of cricket in South Asia. It obsessed him with finding new talent and grooming young cricketers. The star and his millions of fans around the world will miss him. Their Condolences and prayers are with his family and friends.

Cricket career and records

Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has played 52 Tests and 164 ODIs in his international career. He averaged 46.55 in Tests and also averaged 44.61 in ODIs. However, he scored 11 centuries in Tests and 7 in ODIs.

Dean Jones was part of Australia’s first World Cup winning team. In the 1987 World Cup final, he contributed 33 runs while batting at number three. Australia won the title by 7 runs.

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