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RIP Deano: Pakistan Pays Homage to Cricket Legend, Karachi Kings Head Coach Dean Jones

His sudden death has left the cricket community heartbroken

RIPIn 2019, he was inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame - OyeYeah News
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Dean Jones’s sudden demise has left the cricket world and millions of fans in shock.

59-year-old former Australian cricketer was in Mumbai for covering the ongoing Indian Premier League as a commentator with the host broadcasters, where he suffered a cardiac arrest on Thursday.

Jones was a two-time winner of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) with Islamabad United in 2016 and 2018. The last position he held in the league was the head coach of Karachi Kings in PSL 2020.

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In 2019, he was inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.

Following his death news, the Pakistani cricket community, fans, and prominent personalities took to social media to pay their respects to the late cricket legend, #RIPDeano

 

 

 

During an international career that spanned 8 years between 1984 and 1992, Dean Jones played 52 Tests and 164 ODIs for Australia He scored 3631 runs in red-ball cricket at an average of 46.55 with 11 hundred and 14 half-centuries.

In one-day internationals, he amassed 6068 runs at 44.61 with 7 hundred and 46 fifties.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.