Dean Jones Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Death Date: 24/09/2020
Age: 59 Years
Death Cause: Heart Attack

Dean Jones

Full NameDean Mervyn Jones
NicknameDeano, Legend
ProfessionCricketer, Coach, and Commentator
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 182 cm
in meters- 1.8 m
in feet inches- 6’
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourWhite
International DebutODI- Australia v Pakistan at Adelaide on 30 January 1984
Test- Australia v West Indies at Port of Spain on 16-21 March 1984
Jersey Number#24 (Australia)
Domestic/State TeamAustralia, Derbyshire, Durham, Victoria
Records (main ones)1981-82: Scored 324 not out in first-class matches
1986: Hit 210 runs (the highest score by an Australian cricketer in India) in the third test against India in Chennai
Personal Life
Date of Birth 24 March 1961
BirthplaceCoburg, Melbourne, Victoria
Date of Death24 September 2020 (Thursday)
Place of DeathIn a seven-star hotel in Mumbai
Age (at the time of deah) 59 Years
Death CauseMassive Heart Attack [1]Outlook
Zodiac signAries
Signature Dean Jones's Signature
HometownCoburg, Melbourne
SchoolA school in Coburg, Melbourne
FamilyFather- Barney
Mother- Name not known
Brothers- 2
Sister- Not known
Controversies• On 7 August 2006, he made a comment on a South African player Hashim Amla calling him a terrorist. As a result, he lost his commentating contract with Ten Sports.
• in 1992-93, he was eliminated from the test matches due to some personal issues with coach Bob Simpson.
• The title "Father of the Year" that he received in Victoria (2007) was revoked by the Council after his admission of having a child whom he never saw after a nine-year-long affair with a flight attendant Kerri-Anne Hamilton.
Favourite Things
Cricketer(s)Batsman- Keith Stackpole, Virat Kohli
Bowler- Not known
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsKerri-Anne Hamilton (a flight attendant)
Dean Jones' Girlfriend Kerri Anne Hamilton With Her And Dean's Son Koby
Wife/SpouseJane Jones
Dean Jones With His Wife Jane Jones
ChildrenDaughters- Phoebe (19 years old), and Isabella (14 years old)
Dean Jones With Wife Jane And Daughter
Son- Koby
Dean Jones And His Girl Friend Kerri Anne Hamilton's Son Koby
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionMercedes E250, Mazda3 MPS, 1966 Mustang
Money Factor
Net Worth (Approx.)$25 Million

Dean Jones

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dean Jones

  • Did Dean Jones drink alcohol?: Yes Dean Jones With His Team In 1989 Tour
  • In 1961, he joined the Carlton Club in Coburg where his father used to play.
  • He hit 19,188 runs including 55 centuries, 88 half-centuries and scored 324 runs not out (average of 51.85) in first-class matches.
  • From 1984 to 1992, he played 52 test matches for Australia where he scored 3,631 runs with 11 centuries, at an average of 46.55. Dean Jones In 1985
  • In the 1987 World Cup, he scored 314 runs with 3 half-centuries at an average of 44, to help his team win the cup. Dean Jones With His Team
  • He played 164 ODIs with 6068 runs, 7 centuries, 46 half centuries (average run rate of 44.61).
  • In 1993 Ashes tour, he was opted out of the one-day team.
  • In 1996, he was selected as a captain by Derbyshire County Cricket Club. Dean Jones
  • During his county cricket career, he hit 1300 runs including 4 centuries at an average of 49.55.
  • In 1998, he gave his resignation after his team players’ objection against his captaincy.
  • He authored the books like ‘Sydney Morning Herald,’ ‘The Age,’ and ‘literally’ (on ODI cricket).
  • On 12 June 2006, he was elected as a member of the ‘Order of Australia’ for his contribution to the fundraising activities for the people suffering from cancer and his services to the cricket as a player, commentator, and coach.
  • In February 2016, he was chosen as a head coach of the Islamabad United and won the PSL title. Dean Jones
  • In October 2017, he was appointed an interim head coach for Afghanistan’s Intercontinental Cup.
  • He loved Indian culture and also expressed his sadness for not being chosen as an Indian team coach.
  • In July 2010, he revealed the fact of having an affair with a flight attendant for nine years, and he also fathered a son Koby from her.
  • During a match of SCL, he had a narrow escape from a bomb blast that killed three and injured five people near the Kabul International Cricket Stadium.