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Tim Paine stood down as Australia’s captain final week however had been named within the Ashes squad forward of the sequence which begins on December 8 on the Gabba; Cricket Tasmania say Paine “will be taking a leave of absence from all forms of cricket for the foreseeable future”

Last Updated: 26/11/21 12:12am

Tim Paine stood down as Australia captain last week

Tim Paine stood down as Australia captain final week

Australia’s Tim Paine is taking a depart of absence from all types of cricket for ‘the foreseeable future’, with the Ashes simply two weeks away.

Paine stood down as captain final Friday after media revelations he had been investigated and cleared over sexually express textual content messages despatched to a feminine former colleague at Cricket Tasmania in 2017.

The wicketkeeper was named in Australia’s squad for the Ashes, which begin on December 8, and nonetheless had the backing of his worldwide team-mates.

But Paine has now determined to step away from the sport for an indefinite interval.

“Following discussions over the last 24 hours, Tim Paine has advised Cricket Tasmania that he will be taking a leave of absence from all forms of cricket for the foreseeable future,” an announcement stated.

Paine’s supervisor, James Henderson, stated he was fearful in regards to the wellbeing of his shopper.

“Confirming that @tdpaine36 is stepping away from cricket for an indefinite mental health break,” Henderson posted on Twitter. “We are extremely concerned for his and Bonnie’s wellbeing and will be making no further comment at this time.”

An emotional Tim Paine explained his decision to stand down as Australia Test captain just three weeks before The Ashes, after a text exchange with a former colleague was made public.

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An emotional Tim Paine defined his choice to face down as Australia Test captain simply three weeks earlier than The Ashes, after a textual content trade with a former colleague was made public.

An emotional Tim Paine defined his choice to face down as Australia Test captain simply three weeks earlier than The Ashes, after a textual content trade with a former colleague was made public.

Paine was changed for Cricket Tasmania’s match in opposition to Western Australia on Friday.

“Cricket Tasmania will continue to support Tim and his family both professionally and personally over the summer,” their assertion added.

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon says Paine has his 'full support' and wants him to play in the upcoming Ashes series

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Australia spinner Nathan Lyon says Paine has his ‘full assist’ and desires him to play within the upcoming Ashes sequence

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon says Paine has his ‘full assist’ and desires him to play within the upcoming Ashes sequence

Paine’s resignation and Cricket Australia’s dealing with of the scandal have triggered recriminations, with Cricket Tasmania accusing the nationwide physique of hanging the wicketkeeper out to dry having cleared him of any wrongdoing in 2018.

The Sydney Morning Herald on Wednesday reported gamers had been additionally sad with Cricket Australia’s remedy of Paine.



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