New Delhi. Former Australia Test Team Captain Tim Paine (Tim Paine) Has taken an indefinite break from cricket citing mental health. Pan is now also a wicketkeeper in Ashes series (Ashes Series) will not play. Recently, PAN had decided to step down from the captaincy, expressing regret for sending his obscene pictures and lewd messages to a female colleague. However, he expressed his desire to play the first Test match against England. Paine was to play for Tasmania in the Marsh Cup before joining the Australian team in Brisbane. But this 37-year-old player withdrew his name on Friday morning itself.
In place of Paine, one of Matthew Wade, Alex Carey and Josh English will get a chance in the Australian team. Wade played an important role in making Australia the winner in the recently concluded T20 World Cup. Josh Inglis is the first choice of great Australian spinner Shane Warne as a wicketkeeper. Warne says that he is a 360 degree player and has scored three centuries in first-class cricket last season.
On the issue of PAN, Cricket Tasmania said in a statement, “After discussions for the last 24 hours, Tim has informed Cricket Tasmania that he is taking a break from cricket in all formats. Cricket Tasmania will continue to support Tim Paine and his family, both professionally and personally.”
Pat Cummins may get the command of Test team
Pat Cummins He is one of the few players in Australia who plays in all three formats. He has played 34 Tests, 69 ODIs and 37 T20 Internationals so far. Cummins is also at number one in the Test rankings. Tim Paine He was the 46th Test captain of Australia. That is, if given a chance, Pat Cummins will be the 47th Test captain of Australia. Shane Warne It is believed that the current vice-captain Cummins should be made the captain before the Ashes series.