And a Cricket Legend Goes: Dean Mervyn Jones Dies in Mumbai!

Dean Mervyn Jones, DM Jones as it appeared in the scorecards for Australia in the mid-eighties to early nineties for both Tests and one-day internationals (ODI), passed away unexpectedly in Mumbai of a massive cardiac arrest on September 24,2020 He remained in the city for being a part of the broadcast team operating from Mumbai […]



Dean Mervyn Jones, DM Jones as it appeared in the scorecards for Australia in the mid-eighties to early nineties for both Tests and one-day internationals (ODI), passed away unexpectedly in Mumbai of a massive cardiac arrest on September 24,2020 He remained in the city for being a part of the broadcast team operating from Mumbai for the continuous new typical Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL13). According to reports Dean took part in a discussion, and was then talking with others in the hotel lobby when he unexpectedly collapsed, being up to the ground. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead on arrival. He was just 59 and was in really sound health. Well, in this gloomy COVID-19 times death no longer needs an excuse to strike. The death of Dean Jones is an excellent catastrophe to befall world cricket, and a dreadful shocker for all cricketers, analysts and enthusiasts of the video game.
We remember Dean Jones as the amazing No. 3 Australian batsman when Australia had been a powerful opponent beating all teams of global cricket including India with ease, under the respective captaincy of Allan Border and Steve Smith. Dean was inducted in the Australian group in 1984 during its West Indies trip, and played 52 tests till 1992 when he was dropped under questionable circumstances. In his Test career DM Jones scored 3631 keeps up 11 centuries and 14 half-centuries, his batting average at a fantastic 46.55 He was equally effective in the ODI format scoring 6068 runs, 7 centuries, 46 half-centuries yielding a very healthy average of 44.61 He was one of the leading batsmen of the world during his period according to the relevant ICC rankings. He was called the Cricketer of the Year in 1990 in acknowledgment of his towering efficiency in the effective Ashes Tour of1989 He had actually likewise been a part of the triumphant Australian side in the 1987 ICC Cricket World Cup kept in India.
Amongst countless cricket enthusiasts throughout the world we also remember him specifically for his performance in the historical third Test against India in Chennai (Madras then) in September 1986: under extremely damp conditions, Dean Mervyn Jones, suffering bouts of dehydration on the field, scored a conclusive 210 runs in the Australian first innings of an enormous 574 for 7 stated. That Test match went on to end up being just the 3rd ever Tied Test in world cricket with India, set 348 runs to win on the fifth and final day, and the hosts getting all out for 347, scores level. Dean Jones played his last ODI against South Africa in 1994.
After his rather controversial exits from both the Test and ODI formats Dean Jones continued to remain in spotlight as an analyst in live cricket matches and tournaments, and as a live-wire anchor in numerous television sports series. His special love for India brought him here extremely often, participating in numerous new cricket talent-hunt and humanitarian projects, and it is certainly awful that he ought to breathe his last in the cricketing city of Mumbai. Dean Jones had constantly been spirited, remarkable, amusing and outspoken in his roles as commentators and anchors. His speaking-the-mind utterances often landed him in difficulty, both throughout his playing and commentator periods, causing sackings from the team or breach of agreements.
A cricket legend opts for the divine home; sad, stunning and unforeseen demise of a dynamic former cricketer, commentator, television anchor and cricket coach. He will constantly be remembered as the outstanding No. 3 Australian batsman who can be found in after the fall of among the legendary openers, Marsh and Advantage, usually and regaled his house fans and all other cricket fans around the world with aggressive attacking shots: fours and sixes in abundance. We mourn the death a cricket legend deeply.
At a personal level, I would like to point out another terrible loss of an outstanding doctor, Dr. Ashwini Kumar Sarma, in a town in Assam on 18 th September 2020; not since he was my brother-in-law, however because of the striking resemblances in between the two catastrophes. The medical professional likewise succumbed to a sudden, huge and mysterious heart attack during his afternoon nap and it was all over in simply five minutes. He was rushed to a neighboring medical facility and was stated dead on arrival, before anyone might even think what occurred. He was also 59, and in reasonably health. Humans can not comprehend the strange methods of Death, ever.

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