Dubai: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) players on Friday paid tribute to famous singer SP Balasubrahmanyam and former Australian cricketer Dean Jones by tying a black band in the arm during the match against Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
CSK wrote on its Twitter, ‘(Chennai) Super Kings have tied black color in memory of Dean Jones and SP Balasubrahmanyam. Ek (Jones) had a great performance in Chepak (Chennai). The life of another (Balasubrahmanyam) changed our lives in so many ways. Delhi Capitals players also came on the ground with a black stripe in memory of Jones.
The Super Kings are wearing black armbands in memory of Dean Jones and SP Balasubrahmanyam. One had an absolutely iconic day at Chepauk, the other’s life has changed and shaped all of us in so many ways. #RIPSPB #RIPDeanJones #WhistleFromHome #WhistlePodu #Yellove #CSKvDC
– Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) September 25, 2020
SP Balasubrahmanyam was infected with Corona virus and died in Chennai on Friday. Dean Jones died of a heart attack in Mumbai on Thursday, when he was 59 years old.