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Cricket Australia Backs Tim Paine To Return To Test Fold After Sexting Scandal

Dec 09, 2021 PTI

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.

Ashes 2021-22: Cricket Australia Names Alex Carey As Tim Paine's Replacement

Dec 02, 2021 Koushik Paul

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.

AUS Vs ENG 2021-22: England-born Josh Inglis Wants To Help Australia Win Ashes

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 'Won't Go Into Detail' But Reveals He Shared Secrets In Interview

Nov 28, 2021 PTI

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 Replaces Tim Paine As New Australia Test Cricket Team Captain

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.

26 November, 2021

Tim Paine, Reeling Under Sexting Scandal, Quits All Forms Of Cricket

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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.

25 November, 2021

Ashes 2021-22: Tim Paine’s Inclusion Won’t Be A Distraction, Says Australia’s Nathan Lyon


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’.

23 November, 2021

Perfect Time For Pat Cummins To Be Named Australia Test Cricket Team Captain, Feels Shane Warne


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.

21 November, 2021

Tim Paine Sexting Scandal: Why Ex-Australian Cricket Captain's Wife Bonnie Maggs Is 'Frustrated'


Tim Paine had sent multiple inappropriate messages to a co-worker at Cricket Tasmania in 2017 and admitted his mistake in a press conference.

21 November, 2021

Tim Paine Sexting Scandal: Cricket Australia Admits Mistake Of Not Sacking Captain Three Years Ago


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.

19 November, 2021

Tim Paine After Sexting Scandal: 'It Breaks My Heart To Know How Much I’ve Let Them Down'

Priya Nagi

Tim Paine, who stood down as Australia Test captain with immediate effect, wants to continue as regular cricketer for his country.

19 November, 2021

Tim Paine Quits As Sexting Scandal Yorks Australia Test Cricket Captain

Priya Nagi

Tim Paine had sent an image of himself along with a string of lewd messages to a co-worker in 2017, according to reports.

17 November, 2021

Usman Khawaja Recalled To Australia's Squad For Ashes Test Vs England


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.

05 November, 2021

Cricket Australia Cancels Historic First-Ever Test Match Against Afghanistan

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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.

15 October, 2021

Australia Captain Tim Paine ‘Devastated’ At Will Pucovski’s Latest Concussion Ahead of Ashes


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.

01 October, 2021

Kevin Pietersen Is 'An Expert On Everything': Tim Paine Slams Ex-England Captain As Ashes Fate Hangs In Balance


There has been a lot of speculation over the Ashes with many England players raising concerns over travelling amid strict COVID restrictions Down Under.

12 September, 2021

Taliban And Women's Cricket: Asghar Afghan Tells Tim Paine Not To Make 'Aggressive Statements'


After the Taliban banned women from playing cricket, Paine had said it's hard to see Afghanistan being allowed to play in ICC events.

10 September, 2021

T20 World Cup: How A Team Like Afghanistan Can Be Allowed To Play, Tim Paine Questions ICC


Soon after forming the interim government, the Taliban banned women from playing cricket or any other sports in Afghanistan

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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