Dean Jones passed away after a massive heart attack. Jones was part of the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) Star Sports Select Dugout team and lived inside a biosecurity bubble in a seven-star hotel in Mumbai.
Jones was a very popular commentator and analyst and was included in the analysis program during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 that takes place in the United Arab Emirates.
The former Australian hitter played 52 test matches and scored 3,631 runs with an average of 46.55. Jones had smashed 11 centuries, including the highest score of 216. He was a crucial part of Allan Border's Australian side. Jones represented Australia in 164 ODIs and went on to score 6,068 runs, including seven centuries in 46 fifties.
A few minutes after the news was published, several tags have been a trend on Twitter, along with messages of condolence for the death of the renowned athlete.
For the Indian fans, it will forever remain in their memory for the historic tied event at Chepauk, where he laid the foundation for a great Australian score with an undefeated double hundred in challenging conditions.