Veteran Australian cricketer and renowned commentator Dean Jones passed away on Thursday. Jones, who was a stylish cricketer in his time, died of a heart attack in Mumbai. He was in the commentary team in the IPL and for that he is currently in Mumbai.
Dean Jones, 59, joined Commentary after retiring from the game. This time too he was in India with the IPL. He joined the sports channel’s commentary team and was in Mumbai.
Veteran Australian cricketer Dean Jones was part of the Australian team from 1984 to 1994. He has played in 52 Tests and 164 ODIs for Australia.
Dean Jones has scored 3631 runs in 52 Tests at an average of 46.55. He has scored 11 centuries and 14 fifties in Test matches. His highest score has been 216. Jens has scored 6068 runs in 164 ODIs. He has scored seven centuries and 46 half-centuries. His highest score has been 145.
Member of the team that won the 1987 World Cup
Dean Jones was a member of the Australian team that won the World Cup for the first time in 1987. He scored 314 runs in 8 matches in his first World Cup tournament with the help of three half centuries. Jones, batting at number three in the final, scored 33 against England.