Former Australia Test captain Tim Paine to take leave from all cricket cricket news

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Australia’s Tim Paine will take a break from all forms of cricket for the “near future”, Cricket Tasmania said on Friday, prompting him to resign as Test captain following a sexting scandal.

“After discussions over the past 24 hours, Tim Paine has advised Cricket Tasmania to take a leave of absence from all forms of cricket for the foreseeable future,” it said in a statement.


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