Australia cricket great Dean Jones has reportedly died in Mumbai, aged 59.
Local media reports say Jones suffered a heart attack while he was in India to fulfill commentary duties.
Cricket fraternity is under grief after they hear this tragic news
It’s understood Jones suffered a heart attack while he was in India to fulfil commentary duties during the Indian Premier League.
“It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing away of Mr. Dean Mervyn Jones AM,” Star India confirmed in a statement.
“He died of a sudden cardiac arrest. We express our deep condolences to his family and stand ready to support them in this difficult time. We are in touch with the Australian High Commission to make the necessary arrangements.
“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 will be sorely missed by everyone at Star and his millions of fans across the globe.”
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