Indian Premier League 2020, Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Players Wear Black Arm Bands As Show Of Respect For Dean Jones | Cricket News

IPL 2020, KXIP vs RCB: Gamers present their respect for the deceased Dean Jones by sporting black arm bands.© BCCI/IPL

The sudden demise of former Australia cricketer and commentator Dean Jones on Thursday has despatched the cricket group right into a state of shock. A number of former cricketers, followers expressed their grief and shock on social media and paid their tributes to the late cricketer. Indian Premier League (IPL) groups Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore, who confronted off in Dubai on Thursday night, additionally confirmed their respect for the Jones by sporting black arm bands. Captains Virat Kohli and KL Rahul in addition to Mayank Agarwal, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal had been seen on the sphere sporting black arm bands.

Jones died in a Mumbai lodge the place he was primarily based for his stint as a commentator and skilled for IPL’s broadcaster Star Sports activities. He was 59.

Jones suffered a significant cardiac arrest within the lodge foyer and regardless of fellow commentator Brett Lee’s efforts to resuscitate Jones by giving him CPR, the Victorian died.

“It’s with nice unhappiness that we share the information of the passing away of Mr. Dean Mervyn Jones AM. He died of a sudden cardiac arrest,” mentioned Star in a media launch.

“We specific our deep condolences to his household and stand able to help them on this troublesome time. We’re in contact with the Australian Excessive Fee to make the required preparations,” the discharge learn.


The correct-handed batsman performed 52 Checks and 164 One-day Internationals for Australia and scored 3631 Take a look at runs and 6068 ODI runs in a world profession that spanned greater than 10 years.

Jones labored as a commentator for a number of channels the world over and was a part of Star Sports activities’ cricket commentary feed “Choose Dugout.”

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