Tim Paine

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Steve Smith wants to lead Australia in international cricket again

30 Mar 2021

Steve Smith wants to lead Australia in international cricket again

Over three years after the infamous ball-tampering scandal, Steve Smith remains interested in leading Australia in international cricket.

Brisbane Test, Day 4: Australia extend lead despite Smith's dismissal

18 Jan 2021

Brisbane Test, Day 4: Australia extend lead despite Smith's dismissal

Steve Smith brought up his 31st fifty as Australia extended their lead in the second session on Day 4 of the ongoing Brisbane Test.

Brisbane Test: Play abandoned in final session; key takeaways

16 Jan 2021

Brisbane Test: Play abandoned in final session; key takeaways

In what was an unfortunate end of Day 2, the post-tea play was abandoned as the ground couldn't recover from the heavy downpour.

Australian batsman Steve Smith breaks silence on 'scuffgate' controversy

13 Jan 2021

Australian batsman Steve Smith breaks silence on 'scuffgate' controversy

Australian maestro Steve Smith, on Tuesday, denied any accusations of 'cheating' in the recently concluded Sydney Test.

'He wasn't scuffing Pant's guard', Tim Paine defends Smith

12 Jan 2021

'He wasn't scuffing Pant's guard', Tim Paine defends Smith

Australian captain Tim Paine defended the actions of Steve Smith after the SCG Test ended in a draw.

SCG Test: India make steady start after Australia's declaration

10 Jan 2021

SCG Test: India make steady start after Australia's declaration

India made a steady start in bid to chase 407 in the final session on Day 4 of the ongoing SCG Test.

SCG Test: Australia declare on 312, give India 407-run target

10 Jan 2021

SCG Test: Australia declare on 312, give India 407-run target

Australia made the declaration on 312/6 in the second session on Day 4 of the ongoing SCG Test.

SCG Test Day 2: Smith slams 27th ton, Jadeja shines

08 Jan 2021

SCG Test Day 2: Smith slams 27th ton, Jadeja shines

Star batsman Steve Smith finally ended his run-drought as he fired his 27th Test ton on Day 2 of the ongoing SCG Test.

'The series has been unusually tame', says Tim Paine

06 Jan 2021

'The series has been unusually tame', says Tim Paine

Australian captain Tim Paine has admitted that the nature of conversations in the ongoing Test series between Australia and India has been "unusually" friendly so far.

Australia vs India, 3rd Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

06 Jan 2021

Australia vs India, 3rd Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

Australia and India gear up for the third Test of the four-match series, starting Thursday at the SCG.

Australia vs India: Rahane's gesture for Ravindra Jadeja draws praise

28 Dec 2020

Australia vs India: Rahane's gesture for Ravindra Jadeja draws praise

Ajinkya Rahane, who is leading India in the absence of Virat Kohli, slammed a ton on Day 2 of the MCG Test.

Australia vs India, Boxing Day Test: Preview, Dream11 and more

25 Dec 2020

Australia vs India, Boxing Day Test: Preview, Dream11 and more

Team India will need to bounce back in the upcoming Boxing Day Test against Australia.

ICC Test Rankings: Kohli closes gap on Smith, Ashwin gains

20 Dec 2020

ICC Test Rankings: Kohli closes gap on Smith, Ashwin gains

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli has closed the gap on number one batsman Steve Smith in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen.

Australia thrash India in Day-Night Test: Records broken

19 Dec 2020

Australia thrash India in Day-Night Test: Records broken

Australia wreaked havoc in the second innings with the ball against India on Day 3 of the first Test at the Adelaide Oval.

Australia vs India, Adelaide Test, Day 2: Key takeaways

18 Dec 2020

Australia vs India, Adelaide Test, Day 2: Key takeaways

India remained on top throughout Day 2 of the ongoing Adelaide Test (D/N) against Australia.

Australia vs India, 1st Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

16 Dec 2020

Australia vs India, 1st Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

Following an action-packed white-ball leg, Australia and India are all set to lock horns in the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

Need to strike fine balance while confronting Kohli: Aaron Finch

14 Dec 2020

Need to strike fine balance while confronting Kohli: Aaron Finch

Australian white-ball captain Aaron Finch has advised his Test compatriots to strike a fine balance while confronting Virat Kohli in the opening Test against India.

Steve Smith might regain captaincy, Langer reveals

07 Dec 2020

Steve Smith might regain captaincy, Langer reveals

Australia's head coach Justin Langer admitted that certain processes need to be followed before Steve Smith could be considered to lead Australia again.

Australia vs India: Tim Paine named in 'A' squad

05 Dec 2020

Australia vs India: Tim Paine named in 'A' squad

Test skipper Tim Paine has been named in Australia A's squad for the impending practice match against India A, starting December 6.

Aussies won't shy away from on-field banters against India: Langer

25 Nov 2020

Aussies won't shy away from on-field banters against India: Langer

Australia and India are all set to lock horns in the first of three-match ODI series, on November 27.

Andrew Tye replaces Kane Richardson in Australia's white-ball squads

18 Nov 2020

Andrew Tye replaces Kane Richardson in Australia's white-ball squads

Fast bowler Kane Richardson will miss the upcoming white-ball leg against India.

CA to host Day/Night Test in Adelaide despite COVID-19 outbreak

17 Nov 2020

CA to host Day/Night Test in Adelaide despite COVID-19 outbreak

Cricket Australia (CA), on Tuesday, stated that it remains committed to host the Day/Night Test against India in Adelaide, despite a sudden surge in COVID-19 cases across South Australia.

'Love to hate him', Tim Paine on Virat Kohli

14 Nov 2020

'Love to hate him', Tim Paine on Virat Kohli

The stakes will be high as India and Australia lock horns in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, following the white-ball leg.

Pucovski, Green named in Australia Test squad for India series

12 Nov 2020

Pucovski, Green named in Australia Test squad for India series

Australia have included youngsters Will Pucovski and Cameron Green in a 17-member Test squad for their upcoming series against India.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Will a revamped Australia trouble India Down Under?

09 Jun 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Will a revamped Australia trouble India Down Under?

It has been over a year since Australia lost their first ever Test series to India at home.

Aaron Finch responds to Michael Clarke's 'sucking up' comment

05 Jun 2020

Aaron Finch responds to Michael Clarke's 'sucking up' comment

Australia limited-overs skipper Aaron Finch shed light on Michael Clarke's comments on the 2018 India series, which ignited a huge controversy.

Usman Khawaja feels he is one of Australia's best batsmen

03 May 2020

Usman Khawaja feels he is one of Australia's best batsmen

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja expressed his disappointment after he was excluded from the central contract list.

Australia's goal is to win in India: Justin Langer

01 May 2020

Australia's goal is to win in India: Justin Langer

Australia's head coach Justin Langer was elated after the team dethroned India to claim top spot in the latest ICC Test Rankings.

Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis lose Cricket Australia contracts: Details here

30 Apr 2020

Usman Khawaja, Marcus Stoinis lose Cricket Australia contracts: Details here

Cricket Australia released a fresh list of central contract for the 2020-21 season.

Josh Hazlewood surprised after Cricket Australia lays off employees

20 Apr 2020

Josh Hazlewood surprised after Cricket Australia lays off employees

Pace spearhead Josh Hazlewood stated that he is surprised by Cricket Australia's financial health.

Being nice to Indians doesn't fetch IPL contract: VVS Laxman

15 Apr 2020

Being nice to Indians doesn't fetch IPL contract: VVS Laxman

Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman hit back at Michael Clarke for his comments on the IPL contract.

'Players weren't thinking about IPL contract', Tim Paine responds

10 Apr 2020

'Players weren't thinking about IPL contract', Tim Paine responds

Australian captain Tim Paine has rejected Michael Clarke's claims of "sucking up" to Virat Kohli during the 2018-19 Test series.

Australia didn't sledge Kohli to protect IPL contracts: Michael Clarke

07 Apr 2020

Australia didn't sledge Kohli to protect IPL contracts: Michael Clarke

Former Australian batsman Michael Clarke believes the Aussies succumbed to pressure when India toured down under in 2018-19.

Pat Cummins isn't thinking about Australian Test captaincy: Details here

04 Apr 2020

Pat Cummins isn't thinking about Australian Test captaincy: Details here

Australian pacer Pat Cummins has been touted as one of the future Test captains by current skipper Tim Paine.

Warne doesn't want Smith to captain Australia: Details here

01 Apr 2020

Warne doesn't want Smith to captain Australia: Details here

Australian legend Shane Warne feels Steve Smith should focus on batting and not on anything else.

Australian players prepared for pay cuts, says Tim Paine

31 Mar 2020

Australian players prepared for pay cuts, says Tim Paine

Australian captain Tim Paine believes the players are aware of the delay in central contracting which will lead to pay cuts.

Steve Smith's captaincy ban ends, eligible to lead Australia again

29 Mar 2020

Steve Smith's captaincy ban ends, eligible to lead Australia again

Steve Smith may resume captaincy for Australia as his two-year ban comes to end.

#ThisDayThatYear: When the sandpaper saga rattled Australian cricket

24 Mar 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: When the sandpaper saga rattled Australian cricket

On March 24, 2018, the cricket fraternity was jolted, owing to the infamous ball-tampering controversy.

'I was scared of Indian pace attack', Marcus Harris confesses

20 Mar 2020

'I was scared of Indian pace attack', Marcus Harris confesses

In Amazon's recently released series 'The Test', Australian opener Marcus Harris opened up about the dominance of Indian pace attack during India's 2018 tour down under.

Coronavirus outbreak: Tim Paine supports suspension of cricket leagues

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Tim Paine supports suspension of cricket leagues

Australian Test skipper Tim Paine urged the people to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously.