Popular Commentator Passed Away in the Middle of IPL

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Former Australian batsman and well-known commentator Dean Jones has passed away due to Cardiac arrest. He was 59. Jones is in Mumbai for commentating for IPL. He was declared dead when ambulance arrived at a hospital in South Mumbai.

His family in Australia has been informed. Jones was part of Star Sports commentary team and was in a bio-secure bubble in a seven-star hotel in Mumbai. The sources in the BCCI are quick to clarify that this is not a COVID related case.

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. He also played 164 ODIs and scored 6068 runs with the help of seven centuries and 46 fifties.

This news came as a shock for the Cricketing fraternity across the globe. May his soul rest in peace!

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