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Dean Jones      

Full name Dean Mervyn Jones

Born March 24, 1961, Coburg, Melbourne, Victoria

Current age 53 years 111 days

Major teams Australia, Derbyshire, Durham, Victoria

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Other Coach, Commentator

Dean Mervyn Jones
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 52 89 11 3631 216 46.55 7427 48.88 11 14 361 10 34 0
ODIs 164 161 25 6068 145 44.61 8362 72.56 7 46 54 0
First-class 245 415 45 19188 324* 51.85 55 88 185 0
List A 285 276 43 10936 145 46.93 19 72 115 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 52 10 198 64 1 1/5 1/6 64.00 1.93 198.0 0 0 0
ODIs 164 8 106 81 3 2/34 2/34 27.00 4.58 35.3 0 0 0
First-class 245 2710 1545 27 5/112 57.22 3.42 100.3 1 0
List A 285 802 707 23 2/0 2/0 30.73 5.28 34.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain, Mar 16-21, 1984 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Australia at Moratuwa, Sep 8-13, 1992 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v Pakistan at Adelaide, Jan 30, 1984 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Apr 6, 1994 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1981-1998
List A span 1981-1998
Profile

Dean Jones wrote the book on one-day cricket - literally. He played a new game in which he walked down the pitch to fast bowlers, ran frenetically between wickets and turned outfielding into an attacking occupation. He was a natural showman who was for a while as popular as any other player in Australia. Yet he was also a classic cricketer who once made a triple-century for Victoria and remains their record run-maker. He averaged 46 in Tests, and in the tied Test at Madras in 1986-87 played what Bob Simpson said was the greatest innings for Australia. At the end of his 210 he ended up in hospital on a saline drip.

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Jan 30, 2014

Australia's former World Cup winners pose with the trophy during the Ricky Ponting Tribute Match, Launceston, January 30, 2014

Australia's former World Cup winners pose with the trophy during the Ricky Ponting Tribute Match

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Feb 8, 2012

Dean Jones at a training session with the Chittagong Kings, Dhaka, February 8, 2012

Dean Jones at a training session with the Chittagong Kings

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Feb 8, 2012

Dean Jones talks to the Chittagong Kings coaching staff, Dhaka, February 8, 2012

Dean Jones talks to the Chittagong Kings coaching staff

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1990

Member of the Order of Australia, Jun 2006

Country Fixtures Country Results
Australia A v India A at Darwin
Jul 20, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
NPS v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 20, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
Australia A v NPS at Darwin
Jul 22, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
NPS v India A at Darwin
Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
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