Due to a cardiac arrest former Australian cricketer, Dean Jones has passed away in Mumbai on Friday.
Amid the entertaining IPL, Cricket fraternity has witnessed a great loss on Friday.
Former Australia cricketer Dean Jones has passed away following a cardiac arrest, at the age of 59.He was in Mumbai as a part of IPL official broadcaster’s commentary panel.Dean Jones had played 52 Tests scoring 3631 runs which contain 11 centuries.In ODIs, he scored 6063 runs in 164 One Day Internationals with 7 centuries and 46 fifties.
In modern times, Dean Jones is very well known for his commentary as well.Especially, when a dashing batsman like Virender Sehwag bats, his voice adds more electrifying rhythm to the raining sixes and fours.
If his batting is considered, he was famous for his powerful 210 in the tied Test in Madras in 1986-87, where he didn’t care about his severe illness.
Sharing their experience with the legend, several Cricketers expressed their grief over Twitter.
“Absolutely heartbreaking news about Dean Jones passing away.A wonderful soul taken away too soon.
Had the opportunity to play against him during my first tour of Australia.May his soul rest in peace and my condolences to his loved ones.🙏🏼” – Sachin Tendulkar.
“Saddened to hear the news of Dean Jones passing away.Still cannot believe it.Was one of my favourite commentators, he was on air in many of my landmarks.Had really fond memories with him.Will miss him.” – Virender Sehwag.
“Shocked to hear about the tragic loss of Dean Jones.
Praying for strength and courage to his family and friends.Folded hands.” – Virat Kohli..