Former Australia Test team captain Tim Paine took an indefinite break from all forms of cricket after stepping down from his position following a sexting scandal just ahead of the Ashes 2021-22.
Alex Carey will keep wickets for Australia in the first two Ashes Test against England. Carey comes in for Tim Paine, who has quit cricket after a sexting scandal.
Uncapped Josh Inglis and veteran Alex Carey will be vying for the wicketkeeping spot vacated by Tim Paine, who quit as Australia's captain after the 'sexting' scandal. Paine later withdrew from Test selection ahead of Ashes 2021-22 series.
Pat Cummins was made Australia's 47th Test captain ahead of the Ashes series after Tim Paine stepped down last week and took an indefinite break from cricket following the 'sexting scandal'.
Pat Cummins becomes Australia's 47th Test captain succeeding Tim Paine. The last time a fast bowler captained Australia in Tests was Ray Lindwall for a single match in 1956, and only as a stand-in.
Tim Paine was removed as Australia's Test captain after his lewd messages to a co-worker came to light. Paine was named the captain of the Australian Test team in 2018 following the ball-tampering saga.
Nathan Lyon’s comments come after former skipper Ricky Ponting said adding Paine in the squad could distract Australia in Ashes 2021-22. Lyon also called stumper Paine as ‘best keeper in the world’.
Tim Paine stepped down as Australia Test cricket team skipper on Friday after some inappropriate texts he sent to a female colleague in 2017 emerged publicly.
Tim Paine had sent multiple inappropriate messages to a co-worker at Cricket Tasmania in 2017 and admitted his mistake in a press conference.
Tim Paine stepped down from his role of Australia Test team captain after it emerged in public that he had sent lewd messages to a female colleague in 2017.
Tim Paine, who stood down as Australia Test captain with immediate effect, wants to continue as regular cricketer for his country.
Tim Paine had sent an image of himself along with a string of lewd messages to a co-worker in 2017, according to reports.
Australia will play an internal trial in Brisbane from December 1-3, giving time to members of T20 World Cup 2021 winning squad to undergo a 14-day quarantine under COVID-19 pandemic protocols.
The AUS vs AFG Test match, which was set to be played in Hobart on November 27, has been called off due to Taliban's policies on women's cricket.
Young Will Puckovski was hit on the head while batting in the nets during a training session last Tuesday. It was his 10th concussion in a short career so far.
There has been a lot of speculation over the Ashes with many England players raising concerns over travelling amid strict COVID restrictions Down Under.
After the Taliban banned women from playing cricket, Paine had said it's hard to see Afghanistan being allowed to play in ICC events.
Soon after forming the interim government, the Taliban banned women from playing cricket or any other sports in Afghanistan
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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