Previous Australia batsman Dean Jones passed on of a heart failure on Thursday, Indian telecaster Star India revealed. He was 59.
Jones, viewed as one of the best batsmen of his age, was essential for Australia’s World Cup-winning group in 1987.
He played 52 Tests and 164 one-day internationals in a global vocation that crossed 10 years from 1984 to 1994.
Jones is best associated with his exhibition in the tied test against India in Chennai in 1986, when he fought extraordinary warmth and physical depletion to score a significant twofold century.
He finished his profession with 3,631 runs in Tests at a normal of 46.55 with 11 hundreds and 14 half-hundreds of years, and more than 6,000 runs in ODIs with seven centuries and 46 fifties.
Jones resigned from all types of cricket in 1998, proceeding to fill in as a mentor and observer. He was drafted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame in 2019.
Jones was in Mumbai as a feature of Star India’s analysis board for the Indian Premier League.
“It is with incredible trouble that we share the updates on the dying of Mr Dean Mervyn Jones AM. He kicked the bucket of an abrupt heart failure,” Star India said.
“We express our profound sympathies to his family and stand prepared to help them in this troublesome time. We are in contact with the Australian High Commission to make the essential game plans.”
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said they were crushed by the updates on Jones’ passing.
“For the benefit of Pakistan cricket, the PCB gives its ardent sympathies to his family, companions and the whole cricket network,” the PCB tweeted.
Bowler Hassan Ali said he was “truly disheartened” by the news, including that “2020 can’t deteriorate”.
“Truly disheartened about news on Dean Jones amazing cricketer and a far better individual,” he tweeted.
He had likewise trained Islamabad United in past releases of the PSL. In a message on Twitter, Islamabad United said the group was “profoundly disheartened by the updates on Ustaad Dean Jones dying”.