Dean Jones

Brilliant Fieldsman, Coach, Commentator & Keynote Speaker

Dean Jones wrote the book on one-day cricket - literally. Dean played a new game in which he walked down the pitch to fast bowlers, ran frenetically between wickets and turned fielding into an attacking occupation.

A natural showman, Dean was an immensely popular player in Australia. He was also a classic cricketer who once made a triple-century for Victoria and remains their record run maker. He averaged 46 in Tests, and in the tied Test at Madras in 1986-87 played what Bob Simpson said was the greatest innings played for Australia (210); he ended up in hospital on a saline drip.

Following his retirement, Dean Jones carved out a niche as a forthright commentator with Star Sports and as a T20 and T10 Head Coach. He also became involved with numerous charities and in business.

Having played cricket and commentated for many years, Dean is a fully charged keynote speaker who intertwines stories about cricketing with key messages centred around teamwork, partnership and trust.

Additionally, Dean is an excellent MC for charity dinners, and an engaging panel member at fundraising lunches, dinners and breakfasts. A keen golfer, he is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable host for corporate golf days.

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Proving his talent, Dean Jones' career in cricket has continued long after he retired from playing. In 2015, he was appointed the Head Coach of the Islamabad UTD in the Pakistan Super League. While at the helm, his team has won two championships and come third twice. He has also coached Coaches Pakhtoons in the T10 Premier League, leading them to finish Runners Up in 2018.

Dean has been Director for India's ICL 20/20 competition and he works with various TV Networks commentating around the world. He is a director of the company Leftfield Solutions International Pty Ltd, a company that undertakes specialised marketing, facilitation and networking projects for Australian Companies throughout the Sub- Continent. As a Director of Leftfield Solutions, Dean also works with companies in India. His experience has given him expertise that is sought after by many leading Australian companies looking to enter this growing market.

A generous supporter of many causes, in 2002 Dean supported fellow cricket star, Alan Border in walking from Sydney to Brisbane (1000 km) to raise over $800,000 for a Brisbane based leukaemia foundation charity. Dean walked with "AB" and attended fundraising functions (Sportsman's Nights) along the route.

In 2003 Dean, and his wife Jane, walked from Sydney to Melbourne (1150km) raising over $1.4 million dollars for the Bone Marrow Donor Institute, assisting them with their search for a cure for Leukaemia. And in 2004 Dean ventured down to Tasmania to support another fellow cricket legend - David Boon. Together they walked over 600km to raise approximately $600,000 for the BMDI. Dean not only walked but MC'ed a host of functions for David and assisted him to seek out other celebrity walkers.

He has allowed numerous charity groups to generate interest by using his image for promotional activities.

Client testimonials

I am NOT a cricketing guru nor do I follow it so I had no preconceptions. Dean talked a bit about cricket and a lot about partnership, teamwork and trust. I could not have got better mileage from a speaker. He was engaging, open and accessible to the attendees. Dean is a great speaker who delivered in great style and was the value in our evening.


Excellent. Dean was very well received by all on the day. His Q & A had many involved on some very topical issues.

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