Scott Styris, Brett Lee, Graeme Swann paid tributes to the late Dean Jones.© Scott Styris/Twitter
Scott Styris, Brett Lee, Graeme Swann and their fellow commentators paid a glowing tribute to the late Dean Jones, their companion within the commentary field, because the group phases of the Indian Premier League 2020 drew to a detailed. Jones died of coronary heart assault on September 24 this yr, 5 days after the event started within the UAE. “Finish of the group phases! #Deano” wrote Styris on Twitter as he posted an image of the commentators elevating their glasses as a tribute to their former companion.
— Scott Styris (@scottbstyris) November 4, 2020
Jones’ sudden loss of life whereas on commentary responsibility in Mumbai despatched the cricket fraternity into shock with tributes pouring from everywhere in the world.
IPL’s broadcaster Star Sports activities had additionally paid a shifting tribute to the previous Australian cricketer by protecting one of many chairs within the commentary field reserved for “Deano” on the day he died.
After the conclusion of the league stage in IPL 2020, Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, SunRisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore made the playoffs.
Mumbai will face Delhi in Qualifier 1 on Thursday, November 5 in Dubai with the winner reserving a spot within the ultimate to be performed on the similar venue on November 10.
SRH and RCB will conflict within the Eliminator in Abu Dhabi on November 6 with the winner taking over the loser in Qualifier 1 on the similar venue on November 8.
SRH made the playoffs in emphatic model, thrashing the table-toppers, Mumbai Indians, by 10 wickets on Tuesday in a must-win conflict.
SRH’s victory meant that Kolkata Knight Riders, who had occupied the No. Four place within the factors desk till Monday, have been knocked out of the event.
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