Babar Azam, the vice-captain of the Karachi Kings (KK) has dedicated Kings’ victory to the late Dean Jones. Jones was earlier elected as head coach of the team, pushed the men in red-blue to the second spot in the points table.
Notably, this is the first final for Karachi as the team has never got qualified to play in the event’s last stage. Jones died because of a massive heart attack. The news was shocking and has been confirmed by many reliable Indian cricketing authorities.
He was selected for off-tube commentary for the thirteenth season of the cash-rich league.
For years, he has been working in collaboration with many T20 leagues across the globe. For the Pakistan Super League (PSL), he has coached Islamabad United (ISLU) exceptionally and for the PSL 2020, he was signed for Karachi Kings (KK).
Babar Azam dedicates Karachi King’s victory to late Dean Jones
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) November 14, 2020
This is for you Deano – the first final for #KarachiKings!
Also, Imad Wasim, the skipper of the men in red-blue spoke about King’s feelings bind with Deano. Missing Dean Jones, who was elected as Kings coach last year, Imad added that he had spent one and a half months with him and has found him one of the best coaches.
“I only spend one and a half months with Deano and he was one of the best coaches. He had vast knowledge and all my team members second this,” he added.
“We’ll miss him and will play according to his style. Me and Wasim Akram have also decided to play the same way and pay tribute,” he maintained.