BRETT LEE twice introduced his good friend Dean Jones again to life in a determined try to save lots of the Aussie legend.
Former quick bowler Lee used mouth-to-mouth, chest therapeutic massage and a defibrillator after Jones collapsed 20 yards from him in a Mumbai resort on Thursday.
Australian batting legend Dean Jones died aged simply 59, regardless of the most effective efforts of colleague Brett Lee at a resort in IndiaCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Ashes icon Brett Lee used CPR and a defibrillator to attempt to save Dean Jones, and says the lack of his nice good friend is ‘laborious to place into phrases’Credit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
It’s also understood Lee was the one that telephoned Jones’ widow Jane with the horrible information.
Talking in regards to the tragedy for the primary time, a tearful Lee mentioned: “Regardless that I gave every part attempting to resuscitate Dean with the usage of CPR and a defibrillator, I want there was some solution to convey him again.
“It’s laborious to place into phrases the sense of loss I’m feeling proper now.
“Deano was an ideal mate and champion bloke who we already miss dearly.”
Jones, a blinding batsman and considered one of cricket’s nice innovators, was working alongside Lee and different ex-players on the Indian Premier League for broadcaster Star TV.
Somebody known as the ambulance and when Brett appeared once more, Deano was gone. Brett had stored him alive. It was actually gutsy stuff. Nothing ever surprises me about Brett Lee.
Aussie broadcaster Alan Jones
Aged 59, he was confirmed dead on arrival at hospital.
Lee rang well-known Aussie broadcaster and ex-rugby coach Alan Jones, who gave additional particulars of Lee’s heroics.
Jones defined: “When he rang and instructed me, ‘Dean is lifeless,’ he was crying.
“Dean had clearly collapsed and Brett was about 20 yards away and, based on Brett’s story to me, he gave him mouth-to-mouth.
“He had no pulse. Brett bought the heart beat again and he bought color again.
“Another person known as the ambulance after which, when Brett appeared once more, Deano was gone.
“So Brett gave him mouth to mouth once more and bought life again to him. And color. And he discovered a pulse.
“Brett had stored him alive. It was actually gutsy stuff. Nothing ever surprises me about Brett Lee. He’s only a pretty particular person. A delicate soul and a category act.”