Supporters rally around Dean Jones' young son and ex-mistress following cricket ...

Friends and supporters have rallied around the heartbroken ex-mistress and young son of Dean Jones as the pair grieve the cricket legend's shock death.

The former Australian right-handed batsman died from a massive heart attack in his hotel lobby in Mumbai, India on Thursday aged 59. 

Jones leaves behind wife Jane and daughters Augusta and Phoebe, along with a 11-year-old son.

Koby Dean Hamilton, 11, is Jones' son to Kerri-Anne Hamilton- the cricket legend's well documented former mistress.

A 'heartbroken' Ms Hamilton has posted moving tributes on social media and shared photos of Koby with his father.

She was back on Instagram on Monday morning to thank well-wishers for the many messages and gifts she and Koby have been inundated with as they mourn their tragic loss.

The show of support comes after Ms Hamilton was cruelly targeted by online on her Twitter account on Thursday night, where she was called an 'irresponsible woman' and a 'DNA thief'.

Despite being the target of online trolls, Ms Hamilton has also been inundated with gifts as she and her son mourn their tragic loss (pictured)

Despite being the target of online , Ms Hamilton has also been inundated with gifts as she and her son mourn their tragic loss (pictured) 

Koby Dean Hamilton (pictured) is mourning the loss of his dad, cricket great Dean Jones

Koby Dean Hamilton (pictured) is mourning the loss of his dad, cricket great Dean Jones

'Overwhelmed, thanks to all who have reached out. Your messages of support, flowers, cupcakes, chocolates, wine, spinach & ginger Panadol, PS4 vouchers and beer drop offs have not gone unnoticed,' Ms Hamilton captioned a photo of some of the many floral tributes received.

'I am very lucky to have wonderful people around me. Koby and I feel loved and supported.'

A day earlier, Ms Hamilton shared a heartwarming throwback photo of Koby spending some quality time with his father.

Another shows the budding sports star reading a book on cricket tips from his famous dad.

'If you know my son you've probably heard him say, 'do you know my dad is Dean Jones?' Proud is an understatement! He adores him and will no doubt live his life with a bat and ball his hand,' Ms Hamilton wrote on Sunday.

She also shared a heartbreaking photo of Koby kissing a golf ball with Deano 324 written on it.

'When I open my eyes will I see you again? #ripdad,' the photo was captioned. 

Kerri-Anne Hamilton shared a sweet throwback photo of her son enjoying time with his dad

Kerri-Anne Hamilton shared a sweet throwback photo of her son enjoying time with his dad

Kerri-Anne Hamilton has also shared photos of her and Jones together in happier times

Kerri-Anne Hamilton has also shared photos of her and Jones together in happier times

Ms Hamilton also shared photos of the pair during their affair which lasted more than a decade.

'After 22 years the sparklers have gone out. Every time I saw him I had fire in my belly! His love for me, my love for him will never die. I adore you! I am heartbroken,' she wrote.

Ms Hamilton said Koby knew Jones 'loved him'.'

Ms Hamilton met the former cricketer when she was working at a golf day in the late 1990s and the pair began an affair.

The married father-of-two would regularly travel from Melbourne to Sydney to see her and the couple enjoyed overseas holidays together.

But in early 2009, Ms Hamilton fell pregnant and by mid-2010 the affair had become public.

'His love for me, my love for him will never die. I adore you! I am heartbroken,' Kerri-Anne (pictured with Jones) wrote.

'His love for me, my love for him will never die. I adore you! I am heartbroken,' Kerri-Anne (pictured with Jones) wrote.

Dean Jones, pictured with young son Koby, died from a massive heart attack in India last week

Dean Jones, pictured with young son Koby, died from a massive heart attack in India last week

Jones, 59, died of a 'massive' heart attack at the Trident Hotel in Mumbai on Thursday, leaving the cricket world in shock and mourning the loss of one of the game's legends.

Ms Hamilton told Sydney Morning Herald she decided to speak out about her former lover's death for her son Koby.

'It's an awful time for his wife and his other kids. I'm not trying to step out of line. I want to speak to you for Koby,' she said.

'I don't want Koby to go to school and for kids to say, ''we didn't see you''. How do we know you were his son. He deserves acknowledgement.'

In the wake of Jones' passing, Koby told Ms Hamilton: 'It's OK, Mum. I know my dad loved me.' 

Ms Hamilton said the father and son spoke as recently as two days before Jones' death. 

Koby Dean Hamilton, 11, is Jones' son to Kerri-Anne Hamilton - the cricket star's well documented former mistress

Koby Dean Hamilton, 11, is Jones' son to Kerri-Anne Hamilton - the cricket star's well documented former mistress 

Alongside Koby, Jones leaves behind his daughter's Augusta (right) and Phoebe (second from left) - who he had with his wife Jane (left)

Alongside Koby, Jones leaves behind his daughter's Augusta (right) and Phoebe (second from left) - who he had with his wife Jane (left)

The former batsman took his son on a FaceTime tour of

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