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Brett Lee tried to give Dean Jones CPR after he suffered cardiac arrest


The former Australian cricketer, Dean Jones passed away due to the cardiac arrest on Thursday. It came as shocking news for the cricket fraternity and especially for the ones who were with him in the hotel.

Jones was the part of the commentary panel of Star Sports for the Indian Premier League (IPL) and was in the bio-bubble with the commentators at the hotel in Mumbai.

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The former Indian cricketer, Irfan Pathan was shocked after having worked with him on Wednesday. Irfan said that they travelled to a hotel in a car together and all was fine until morning on Thursday.

However, according to the reports, the former Australian pacer, Brett Lee was with Jones when he suffered cardiac arrest. Both the former Australian cricketers had breakfast together.

Dean Jones suffered a cardiac arrest in the hotel’s lobby and Lee was beside him at that time. Brett Lee tried to save him by giving him CPR. But, unfortunately, Lee count not save Jones.

Dean Jones was a fine player, a good coach and a brilliant commentator:

Jones played 52 Tests and 164 ODIs for his country and scored 3631 runs and 6068 runs respectively. Overall, he has 18 centuries to his name including a couple of double tons in the longest format of the game.

After retiring from international cricket, he decided to become a commentator. Jones also became the head coach of the Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and led them to the title in 2018.

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