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Cricketing Fraternity Is In A Shock After Dean Jones Passed Away In Mumbai

Former Australian cricket legend and a well-known cricket commentator Dean Jones has died of a massive heart attack. Jones was part of the Star Sports commentary team and was in a bio-secure bubble in a seven-star hotel in Mumbai.

This has come as a big shock for the cricketing world as Dean Jones is one of the great players of the game and his passing away has left a huge void.

Dean Jones played 52 Tests and 164 ODIs for Australia during an international career which spanned 8 years between 1984 and 1992. He scored 3631 runs in red-ball cricket at an average of 46.55 with 11 hundred and 14 half-centuries.

Star India, in its official statement, said, “It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing away of Mr. Dean Mervyn Jones AM. He died of a sudden cardiac arrest. We express our deep condolences to his family and stand ready to support them in this difficult time. We are in touch with the Australian High Commission to make the necessary arrangements.

“Dean Jones was one of the great ambassadors of the game associating himself with Cricket development across South Asia. He was passionate about discovering new talent and nurturing young Cricketers. He was a champion commentator whose presence and presentation of the game always brought joy to millions of fans. He will be sorely missed by everyone at Star and his millions of fans across the globe.”

Cricketers, former cricketers, pundits, and fans are in grief and paying their tributes to Dean Jones.

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