Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Sri Lanka. Dean Jones scored the highest batting average for an Australian of 55.2 during the Sri Lankan tour of 1992. He can be outspoken which got him into trouble with authorities. This may have led to him being dropped from the Australian team.
1990. Dean Jones was a key player that helped Australia win back the Ashes from England in 1989.
|In the second Test against the West Indies in 1991, Dean Jones was controversially given out by the umpire. How was he dismissed?||Dean Jones: Australian Cricketer
He was run out after being bowled by a no ball. Dean Jones scored 3 when he was bowled by Courtney Walsh. However, the umpire gave him not out as Walsh had bowled a no ball. Dean Jones did not hear the umpire's call and he walked back to the pavilion. Carl Hooper threw the ball at the stumps and appealed. He was given out. In the rules, Dean Jones could have been fairly dismissed if it looked like he was making a run.
|In test cricket, Dean Jones scored 216 against the West Indies at the Adelaide Oval in 1989. Which bowler and friend helped him achieve this feat by batting with him?||Dean Jones: Australian Cricketer
Merv Hughes. Merv Hughes scored 72 not out. He had a limited batting ability with his favourite shot being 'cow shot corner.'
England. Dean Jones scored 145 runs off 136 balls. This was an Australian record that held for 8 years.
All these. Dean Jones played a positive role in one-day cricket for Australia. He was part of the Australian team that won the World Cup in 1987. His strike rate was 72.56, which was high for any batsman that played during the 1980s.
|During Dean Jones' Test in 1986 resulted in him suffering from heat exhaustion. What did Alan Border, Australian captain, say to motivate Dean to continue batting?||Dean Jones: Australian Cricketer
"If you can't hack it, let's get a tough Queenslander out here - get me Greg Ritchie!". It was a hot humid day in Chennai. Dean Jones suffered from heat exhaustion which included dehydration, vomitting and stomach cramps. After he was dismissed, he was rushed to hospital and given a saline drip. Bob Simpson, Australian coach, said at the time, "it was the greatest innings ever played for Australia."
210. This helped Australia achieve a first innings score of 7 wickets for 574 runs. Dean Jones and Kapil Dev were awarded the Man of the Match.
Victoria. Dean Jones was born in Coburg, Melbourne in 1961. He played 124 matches for Victoria, scoring 10,412 runs in first class cricket.