Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has mourned the death of former Australia batsman Dean Jones. On Thursday, Jones died in Mumbai due to a heart attack. He was included in the IPL commentary team. ICC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Manu Sawhney said in a statement, "We are deeply saddened to hear the news of the sudden death of Don Jones. I express deep condolences to his family and friends on behalf of the ICC".
Sahni said, "Jones was a great batsman. He played 52 Tests and 164 ODIs for Australia and was also included in the 1987 World Cup-winning Australian team. As a player, as a coach and later as a broadcaster, he has had a deep influence on the game. He will be remembered by everyone in the cricket family". Jones has scored 3,631 runs in 52 Test matches for Australia. He played 164 ODIs for Australia and scored 6,068 runs.
His double century in the Madras Test against India in 1986 is one of the finest innings in cricket history. This match was tied. In 1994, he said goodbye to the international and showed interest in the game of golf. After this, Jones was also the coach of teams in leagues in New Zealand, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh.
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Former legendary cricketer Dean Jones breathed his last in Mumbai