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Dean Jones died at the age of 59 in Mumbai.
- Dean Jones was 59 years old, kept in a bio-secure environment
- Jones scored 3631 runs in 52 Tests with 11 centuries, the best score being 216.
Former Australia middle order batsman and cricket expert Dean Jones died of a heart attack on Thursday in a hotel in Mumbai. Jones, 59, was on the cricket commentary panel of the Indian Premier League, or IPL. She was held under the Bio Secure bubble at the Seven Star Hotel.
Jones was born in Melbourne. He scored 3631 runs in 52 Tests. During this time his average was 46.55. Best score of 216. He scored 11 centuries. He played mostly Test cricket under the captaincy of Alan Border.
Had scored 210 runs in Chennai Test
Jones has scored 6063 runs in 164 ODIs. It also includes 7 Century and 46 Half Century. He gained considerable fame after his Indian tour in 1986–87. In the first Test match with India in Chennai (Madras), he was tired due to heat. He was dizzy. Because of which he also had to go to the hospital. But he did not give up and he played the match after coming from the hospital. He scored 210 runs in this match. It was a test tie.