Wolverine star Hugh Jackman mourns the demise of former Australian cricketer Dean Jones

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Hugh Jackman mourns the demise of Dean Jones& 

Key Highlights

  • Former Australian cricketer and commentator Dean Jones died on September 24
  • He suffered a large coronary heart assault whereas in Mumbai for IPL 2020
  • Hollywood star Hugh Jackman has taken to Twitter to mourn the demise of the legendary cricketer

While the graduation of IPL 2020 noticed cricket lovers around the globe extraordinarily excited, a couple of days later the unlucky information of Dean Jones passing away noticed followers and cricketers in mourning. Former Australia cricketer, Dean Jone had remodeled right into a a lot cherished cricket commentator. 

He was part of Star Sports commentary crew for IPL 2020 and was in Mumbai for a similar. It has been reported that Jones suffered a large heart-attack whereas within the foyer of the lodge. At that point, fellow Australian and former cricketer, Bret Lee was by his aspect. It has been stated that Lee tried to revive Jones by way of CPR however his efforts had been in useless. 

After the information of his demise broke, respects and tributes from around the globe poured in. From cricketers, followers to actors, many took to social media to ship their condolences to Jones’ household. 

Now, Australian actor Hugh Jackman, who’s a bonafide Hollywood star and is fashionable around the globe for immortalising Marvel superhero Wolverine, took to social media and mourned Dean Jones’ demise. 

He share a observe which stated, “We mourn the loss of Dean Jones – one of Australia’s cricketing legends! There are so many memories, but 200 in Madras with stomach illness, showed his grit, determination and courage. Thinking of Dean’s family and friends at this very sad time.”

Check out Hugh Jackman’s tweet on passing away of Dean Jones under: 


Earlier today, Dean Jones’ spouse Jane Jones penned an emotional tribute to her husband. She wrote, “My girls and I are devastated and saddened beyond belief to hear of Dean’s death in India. My beautiful husband, the love of my life, has lived his life with every bit of energy at his disposal, and he leaves an enormous gap in our lives, which can never be filled. He leaves us with so many wonderful memories that will last forever. At this challenging time, when our grief is so raw, we have drawn much consolation from the many messages of goodwill and support from so many people around the world. Given Dean’s special love for the sub-continent, it was especially touching to hear so broadly from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan. We are overwhelmed by the scale of the response to the news of his death and we will forever be grateful for that. We want to especially thank and acknowledge Brett Lee’s tireless efforts to keep Dean alive.”

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