Tim Paine, a former captain of the Australian cricket team, is beginning to make his way back into the game.
In order to represent University in the state’s Premier League this season, Paine is working out with the Tigers’ Sheffield Shield team.
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Riley Meredith, a fast bowler from Tasmania, claimed that Paine only recently began training.
Despite not being under contract with Cricket Tasmania, the 37-year-representative old’s claims that Paine hasn’t ruled out playing first-class cricket again.
He will observe the results, she added.
Paine would be warmly welcomed back into the Sheffield Shield squad, according to Meredith.
He’s arguably one of our most over-capped players ever, so having him down there in whatever capacity would be wonderful, he added.
He’s got a tremendous cricket brain and is obviously a really good captain, so he’s definitely welcome to play if he wants to.
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After it was discovered that he had sent sexually explicit phone conversations to a Cricket Tasmania staffer, Paine retired from all forms of the game last year.
As a wicketkeeper in 35 Test matches for Australia, he recorded 150 catches and seven stumpings.
The right-handed batter scored 1,534 runs in tests, averaging 32.63.