IPL 2020, KXIP vs RCB: Players Wear Black Arm Bands As Show Of Respect For Dean Jones

 IPL 2020, KXIP versus RCB: Players show their regard for the expired Dean Jones by wearing dark arm bands.© BCCI/IPL 

The abrupt death of previous Australia cricketer and pundit Dean Jones on Thursday has sent the cricket network into a condition of stun. A few previous cricketers, fans communicated their anguish and stun via online media and paid their accolades for the late cricketer. Indian Premier League (IPL) groups Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore, who went head to head in Dubai on Thursday evening, additionally indicated their regard for the Jones by wearing dark arm groups. Commanders Virat Kohli and KL Rahul just as Mayank Agarwal, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal were seen on the field wearing dark arm groups.

Jones kicked the bucket in a Mumbai lodging where he was based for his spell as an observer and master for IPL’s telecaster Star Sports. He was 59.

Jones endured a significant heart failure in the inn anteroom and in spite of individual commentator Brett Lee’s endeavors to revive Jones by giving him CPR, the Victorian died.

“It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing away of Mr. Dean Mervyn Jones AM. He died of a sudden cardiac arrest,” said Star in a media discharge.

“We express our deep condolences to his family and stand ready to support them in this difficult time. We are in touch with the Australian High Commission to make the necessary arrangements,” the delivery read.


The right-gave batsman played 52 Tests and 164 One-day Internationals for Australia and scored 3631 Test runs and 6068 ODI runs in a global vocation that spread over more than 10 years.

Jones filled in as an observer for a few channels over the world and was important for Star Sports’ cricket analysis feed “Select Dugout.”

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