Former Australian cricket legend Dean Jones has died of a massive heart attack. Jones was part of Star Sports commentary team and was in a bio-secure bubble in a seven-star hotel in Mumbai. He was 59. Dean Jones was in India to fulfil his commitments for host broadcasters of IPL 2020.
Dean Jones has been an active cricket analyst and was signed up to do off-tube commentary on the IPL2020 now underway in UAE.
Jones is a popular figure in the Indian media. His show ‘Prof Deano’ was extremely popular on NDTV. He has commentated on various leagues of the world and was known for his forthright views.
Born in Melbourne, Dean Jones played 52 Test matches scoring 3631 runs at an average of 46.55. With a 216 as his best score, Jones scored 11 centuries and was an important member of Allan Border’s team.