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Mrunal Manmay Dash

Mumbai: Following the death of former Australian cricketing great Dean Mervyn Jones in a 7-star hotel in Mumbai in a heart attack on Thursday, the cricketing fraternity went into a shock.

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli expressed his grief through a tweet that read, "Shocked to hear about the tragic loss of Dean Jones."

The official twitter handle of Indian Premier League (IPL) for which Jones was in Mumbai to participate in the post-match programme, "Dug-Out", expressed shock at the untimely demise of Jones as well.

Similarly, former Indian swashbuckler, Virender Sehwag expressed his grief at Jones' demise.

Australian cricketer Steven Smith tweeted, "Awful to hear the news of Dean Jones passing away in Mumbai".

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar too condoled his death through a tweet.

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