Senior member Jones’ unexpected passing leaves the cricketing world in stun!
The unexpected demise of Australian extraordinary Dean Jones after a heart failure on Thursday left the cricketing scene in stun as recognitions poured in for the approachable cricketer-turned-pundit.
Jones, 59, was in Mumbai with the Star Sports’ editorial group for the Indian Premier League.
A magnificent soul was removed too early. Had the chance to play against him during my first visit through Australia. May his spirit find happiness in the hereafter and my sympathies to his friends and family,” tweeted Indian legend, Sachin Tendulkar.
India skipper Virat Kohli stated: “Stunned to find out about the shocking loss of Dean Jones. Appealing to God for quality and boldness to his loved ones.”
Current and previous Australia players excessively were left stunned subsequent to coming to think about the disastrous news.
“I can’t accept this news. So miserable to catch wind of this. Tear Deano, you will be remembered fondly,” David Warner, who is driving Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL, tweeted.
Australian restricted overs captain Aaron Finch, who is with the RCB this IPL, stated: “Still in stun hearing the updates on Dean’s passing. Contemplations are with Jane and the family at this unfathomably difficult stretch. An incredible man with astounding energy for the game.”
The official handle of the Indian Premier League posted: “We are incredibly stunned and pitiful to learn of the inconvenient destruction of Mr. Senior member Jones. His vitality and eagerness for the game will be genuinely missed. Our considerations with his family, companions, and his devotees in this hour of despondency.”
“This is a really tragic day. Deano’s misfortune will be felt comfortable in Australia, yet over the globe. Our considerations and all the best are with his better half Jane and girls Isabella and Phoebe,” said Eddings.
There was a constant flood of excitement when Jones was near, regardless of whether it was on the cricketing field or in the editorial box.
“Sad to know about the death of Dean Jones. He was consistently a phenomenal guy to have yarn around a cricket field. I recollect in Canada one of his accounts was so clever I really neglected to get ready to bowl pre-game. Tear” composed New Zealand all-rounder James Neesham, who is additionally playing in the IPL.