It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing away of former cricketer Mr. Dean Mervyn Jones AM. He died of a sudden cardiac arrest. Dean Jones was one of the great ambassadors of the game associating himself with Cricket development across South Asia. He was passionate about discovering new talent and nurturing young Cricketers. He was a champion commentator whose presence and presentation of the game always brought joy to millions of fans. He was currently in Mumbai hosting IPL talk show and was stationed at Mumbai's Trident hotel.
After learning about the sad demise news of Mr Jones, Indian skipper Virat Kohli, former India cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Virendra Sehwag and more are heartbroken and shocked to hear it. They have taken to their social media handles and shared their heartfelt condolences. Kohli wrote, "Shocked to hear about the tragic loss of Dean Jones. Praying for strength and courage to his family and friends." Sehwag tweeted, "Saddened to hear the news of Dean Jones passing away. Still cannot believe it. Was one of my favourite commentators, he was on air in many of my landmarks. Had really fond memories with him. Will miss him."
Even Tendulkar mourned over his death as he wrote, "Absolutely heartbreaking news about Dean Jones passing away. A wonderful soul taken away too soon. Had the opportunity to play against him during my first tour of Australia. May his soul rest in peace and my condolences to his loved ones."
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
Image source: Instagram / profdeano/ virat.kohli/ virendersehwag/ sachintendulkar
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