Tim Paine likely to retire for coaching role


Australia Cricket – Tim Paine set for coaching role – Former Australia Test captain Tim Paine could announce a shock retirement from the game. At 37, he has taken an indefinite break from cricket following sexual harassment allegations. But as per reports in Australia, he has been approached by Tasmania for a coaching role under Jeff Vaughan. Follow All Sports LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN

Australia Cricket: Disgraced ex Australia Captain Tim Paine could announce SHOCKING retirement, take up Tasmania coaching job

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Australia Cricket: Disgraced ex Australia Captain Tim Paine could announce SHOCKING retirement, take up Tasmania coaching job

Australia Cricket: Disgraced ex Australia Captain Tim Paine could announce SHOCKING retirement, take up Tasmania coaching job

Paine to take coaching role – “Tim has been a wonderful leader in this program and I wish him all the best wherever (his future) goes, whether it’s in the playing sphere, or outside of cricket,” said Jeff Vaughan who inked a five-year deal to work as the coach of men’s program.

“I think (Paine has) got coaching credentials, a coaching skill set. I haven’t spoken to him for quite some time about it. I know that coaching was something he has spoken about post his career. We’re yet to understand when is post-career,” Vaughan added.

Australia Cricket: Disgraced ex Australia Captain Tim Paine could announce SHOCKING retirement, take up Tasmania coaching job

What was the controversy? – Tim Paine stepped down as the captain of the Australian Test team after the reemergence of the sexting scandal that he was involved in. Paine had exchanged sexual graphics and lewd messages with a female co-worker in 2017. Paine was later cleared after the matter was investigated by Cricket Australia and Cricket Tasmania.

Australia Cricket: Disgraced ex Australia Captain Tim Paine could announce SHOCKING retirement, take up Tasmania coaching job

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Succeeded Steve Smith after ball-tempering incident – Paine, who was recalled in the Australian Test team in 2018, was elevated to captaincy after the ball-tampering scandal in the same year which had led to Steve Smith getting banned for a year. Paine has since had a great rise as the captain of the side and helped Australia retain the Urn in Ashes 2019.

Australia Cricket: Disgraced ex Australia Captain Tim Paine could announce SHOCKING retirement, take up Tasmania coaching job

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