Veteran Australian cricketer and commentator Dean Jones has suddenly passed away due to a cardiac arrest in Mumbai as per some media reports. Jones was part of the Star Sports commentary team and was in a bio-secure bubble in a seven-star hotel in Mumbai. He was 59.
The Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) is currently underway in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the tournament is nearing its first week of completion. The news has come up as a shocking incident as Jones was absolutely fit and healthy and was quite active in the Indian media circuit as well.
Jones has played a total of 52 Test matches and scored 3631 runs at an average of 46.55. He also represented Australia in a total of 164 ODIs and scored 6008 runs at an average of 44.61. Jones also has a double century to his name in Test cricket and was among the first players to represent Australia in the limited-overs cricket.