Babar Azam Wrote A Heart-Touching Tweet For Dean Jones

The skipper of Pakistan’s cricket team, Babar Azam paid an emotional tribute to the former Australian cricketer Dean Jones after his team Karachi Kings thrashed Lahore Qalandars to lift the Pakistan Super League trophy for the first time.

Dean Jones, the legendary cricketer, and commentator died suddenly in Mumbai, where he had been working as the broadcasters for the IPL after he suffered a cardiac arrest in September at the age of 59. Dean Jones previously coached Islamabad United to two of the first three PSL titles. For the just-concluded season of PSL, Dean Jones was appointed as Karachi’s coach. However, the season was abandoned immediately before the playoff stage due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Dean Jones was a legendary figure at the PSL as well, he was usually spotted writing notes in his famous red book in his team’s dugout.

Soon after Karachi Kings won their maiden PSL title, Babar Azam took to his Twitter and paid an emotional tribute to ‘coach’ Dean Jones. Sharing a picture of him and his team lifting the trophy, Babar Azam wrote:

Deano, job done coach! Trophy
#Champions #KarachiKings”

Here, check out the Tweet:


Not just this, before the start of the final game, players from both the teams made a human formation in ‘D’ shape as they paid tribute to the former cricketer. PSL’s official Twitter handle shared the video by writing:

“Forever in our hearts, Deano #HBLPSLV #PhirSeTayyarHain #MSvKK,”

Here, check out the video:

Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram, who was appointed as the interim coach of Karachi Kings, also took to Twitter to pay tribute to Dean Jones. He wrote:

“You were meant to be here with us today but unfortunately life had other plans.I know nothing could keep you away from your boys and where ever you are you will be watching & cheering us on.This ones for you @ProfDeanoI hope we make you proud!”

Here, check out the Tweet:

Unnati Madan

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