Former Australia Cricketer Dean Jones Dies At 59

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Former Australia cricketer and well-known commentator Dean Jones died of a heart attack on Thursday in Mumbai. He was 59. Dean Jones was in India to fulfill his commitments for the host broadcasters of the Indian Premier League. He suffered a massive heart attack at a hotel in Mumbai after 12 PM on Thursday.

Jones was in India as part of the Star Sports commentary panel for the ongoing Indian Premier League. He has played 52 Tests and 164 ODIs for Australia between 1984 and 1994 scoring over 9600 runs combined. It included 18 centuries, with 11 of those in Tests. Among his best performances was the 210 in the sapping Madras heat in the tied Test against India in 1986, which was Jones’ third Test.

 

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