new Delhi. Cricket fans around the world were shocked when former Australian batsman Dean Jones died on Thursday. Dean Jones breathed his last in Mumbai when he was 59 years old. Jones died of a heart attack. The entire cricket world has been in awe since the death of this legendary Australian batsman. Cricket giants from Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar to the world are deeply saddened by his death. Dean Jones was not just a good cricketer, but he was also a great commentator. Dean Jones, popularly known as Professor Dino, was commenting on the IPL 2020 in Mumbai but died of a heart attack. Let us tell you some things about Dean Jones’ personal life and his career that very few fans know about.
Dean jones debut
Dean Jones was selected for the 1984 West Indies tour of the Australian team. He was included in Graham Yallop’s place team. When Dean Jones got a chance to make his debut, his health was in vain, he was not in a condition to play the match, but his teammate Steve Smith was also in poor health, so Jones decided to play. Despite his poor health, he hit an innings of 48 runs, considering this inning as the best innings of his career.
Great record by Dean Jones
Jones became champion in Chennai
Dean Jones showed in the third Test of his career that he is a champion batsman. In the 1986 Chennai Test, Dean Jones scored a magnificent double century in a very hot season. Jones had hit an innings of 210 runs and during this innings, Jones had several vomiting. The match was a tie and Dean Jones had to be hospitalized after the match ended.
Hit a century on two consecutive days
Dean Jones has also done two ODI centuries in two consecutive days. Jones scored 104 against England on 1 January 1987, and the following day Jones scored 121 against Pakistan.
Jones’s amazing first class career
Dean Jones played 52 Test matches for Australia and during this period, 11 centuries were scored with his bat. Jones averaged 46.55 and scored a total of 3631 runs. Jones was expected to have a career and great but was dropped from the Test team. However Jones performed exceptionally well for Victoria in his first class career. Jones scored 19,188 runs for Victoria, which is still a record. Jones scored a total of 55 centuries and his best score was 324 runs.
Had relations with air hostess
In 2010, Dean Jones revealed that he had an illicit relationship with an airhostess for 9 years and had a son with him. Jones said that he never met his son.