IPL2020: Brett Lee recalls the time when he tried save Dean Jones using CPR

At the point when previous Australia batsman Dean Jones fallen in the entryway of a Mumbai lodging on Thursday, his mates Aussie and former Test speedster Brett Lee frantically attempted to restore him, as indicated by a paper report in Australia. Jones, 59, kicked the bucket of "sudden cardiac arrest", as per an announcement from STAR India, with which he was functioning as an analyst for the Indian Premier League.


At the point when previous Australia batsman Dean Jones fallen in the entryway of a Mumbai lodging on Thursday, his mates Aussie and former Test speedster Brett Lee frantically attempted to restore him, as indicated by a paper report in Australia. Jones, 59, kicked the bucket of "sudden cardiac arrest", as per an announcement from STAR India, with which he was functioning as an analyst for the Indian Premier League.

"Daily Mail Australia understands Jones collapsed in the lobby of the hotel as he entered with former fast bowler Brett Lee, who desperately tried to revive him with CPR," wrote the newspaper on its website.

"According to close friends, Jones went for a run on Thursday morning before suffering the heart attack at lunchtime," it said.

Earlier in the day, STAR India confirmed the news of Jones's passing away. "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," STAR India said in a statement.

"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."

Jones played 52 Tests for Australia, amassing 3,631 runs at 46.55 with 11 centuries and 14 fifties. In 164 ODIs, he scored 6,068 runs at 44.61 with seven tons and 46 fifties.