The sudden death of famous Australian cricketer Dean Jones on Thursday brought a sudden wave of shock in the entire cricket fraternity.
Some great Sports Personalities like Ravi Shastri & Virender Sehwag pays condolences to Dean Jones. Indian team head Coach Shastri tweeted, “Really shocking to lose a colleague and a dear friend – Dean Jones. Gone so young. Condolences to the family and May his soul rest in peace #RIPDeanJones @cricketcomau”.
Whereas Sehwag expressed shock on hearing about the sudden demise of Dean Jones & praising late Jones for his outstanding commentating.
Sehwag said, “Saddened to hear the news of Dean Jones passing away. Still cannot believe it. Was one of my favorite commentators, he was on air in many of my landmarks. Had really fond memories with him. Will miss him”.
“Shocked to hear about the tragic loss of Dean Jones. Praying for strength and courage to his family and friends,” tweeted Indian Captain Virat Kohli.
Dean Jones colleague Harsha Bhogle posted a series of tweets grieving Dean Jones death. Expressing his sadness Harsha wrote, “No, Deano. No. I am speechless. And in shock. And refusing to accept”.
“Everyone has stories to tell of Deano. Always wonderful to talk to, always provocative and one of the great lovers of cricket. In grief.
“You disagreed with Deano, you pulled his leg more than you might with others. But that was because he was game. And when he came up with a theory, you always listened because it was backed by numbers. He loved cricket but that was only one of the reasons we loved him. So so sad,” Bhogle wrote.
Dean Jones died on Thursday in a hotel in Mumbai due to sudden cardiac arrest. Dean Jones was just 59 years old & was a brilliant cricketer who was also known for his excellent commentary.