Former Australian Cricketer Dean Jones Passes Away


Mumbai: Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones died of a massive heart attack here on Thursday. He was 59.

The cricket legend was part of Star Sports commentary team and was in a bio-secure bubble in a seven-star hotel in Mumbai.

He has been an active cricket analyst and was signed up to do off-tube commentary on the Indian Premier League (IPL) now underway in UAE.

Born in Melbourne, Dean Jones played 52 Test matches scoring 3631 runs at an average of 46.55. With a 216 as his best score, Jones scored 11 centuries and was an important member of the Australian team led by Allan Border.

Jones also played 164 ODIs and scored 6068 runs with the help of seven centuries and 46 fifties.

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