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Former Australian Cricketer and Commentator Dean Jones dies due to heart attack

In what could be termed as a tragic and unfortunate loss to the cricketing world Former Australian cricketer and commentator died today after a massive heart attack. Dean Jones was part of the IPL commentary team in the dug out this year.

He had a normal morning today before the unfortunate tragedy happened. He was part of Australia’s first world cup winning team in 1987.  He was one of the earliest batsman to play attacking and entertaining cricket. He was a lovely commentator as well with an enthusiastic voice. In the 1980’s when batting was mostly conservative his entertaining approach made him a favourite with the crowds.

He played 52 tests for Australia and scored 3631 with 11 centuries at an average of 46.55.  He also played 164 ODI’s and scored 6068 runs at an average of 44.61 with 7 centuries. He was fondly known as Professor Deano.

The cricketing world will badly miss him.

 

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