EXCLUSIVE: Tim Paine unlikely to play international cricket again, says Mark Taylor

EXCLUSIVE: Tim Paine unlikely to play international cricket again, says Mark Taylor

Tim Paine's international career is likely over following his decision to take an indefinite break from cricket, according to former captain Mark Taylor. Paine pulled out of Tasmania's scheduled Marsh Cup match against Western Australia, with Cricket Tasmania saying in a statement that he would be "taking a leave of absence from all forms of cricket for the foreseeable future." Cricket Australia said in a separate statement that selectors would meet in the coming days to discuss the squad for the first Test on December 8, which is ironically Paine's 37th birthday. READ MORE: Pat Cummins confirmed as Australian Test captain READ MORE: Snowboarding legend killed in horror accident It's been exactly a week since Paine's bombshell resignation as Australian captain, brought about by a sexting scandal that dated back …
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