Tim Paine

Tim Paine

Wicket-keeper Batter

Batting Style Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style Right Arm Medium
Age 38 years

Ex-Australia captain Tim Paine hints at coaching role post retirement

Former Australian skipper Tim Paine has hinted at taking up a coaching role. He recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

Tim Paine announces retirement from professional cricket: Details here 

Former Australia Test captain Tim Paine has announced his retirement from all forms of professional cricket.

Tim Paine accuses South Africa of ball-tampering in 2018 series

In a shocking statement, Tim Paine has claimed that South African team players were involved in ball-tampering in the match that followed the infamous Newlands Test in 2018.

Tim Paine set to return to professional cricket: Details here

Australia's Tim Paine is set to play his first professional in over 18 months.

20 Nov 2021

Test Cricket

Why did Tim Paine leave Australia's captaincy? All we know

Tim Paine, on Friday, stepped down as Australia's Test captain with immediate effect.

19 Nov 2021

Test Cricket

Tim Paine steps down as Australia's Test captain: Details here

In a major development, Tim Paine has stepped down as Australia's Test captain with immediate effect.

17 May 2021

Virat Kohli

'Virat Kohli is the best batsman', opines Tim Paine

Indian captain Virat Kohli might not be at his best at the moment, but he has certainly left a lasting impression on his counterpart Tim Paine.

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

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

16 Jan 2021

Rohit Sharma

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

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

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

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.

'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 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.

18 Dec 2020

Indian Cricket Team

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.

16 Dec 2020

Virat Kohli

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.

05 Dec 2020

Travis Head

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.

25 Nov 2020

Virat Kohli

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.

14 Nov 2020

Virat Kohli

'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.

12 Nov 2020

Pat Cummins

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?

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

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

Josh Hazlewood surprised after Cricket Australia lays off employees

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

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

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

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

Coronavirus outbreak: Tim Paine supports suspension of cricket leagues

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

02 Mar 2020

David Warner

Cummins should lead Australia across formats, feels Michael Clarke

Former Australian batsman Michael Clarke feels fast bowler Pat Cummins is an ideal candidate to lead Aussies in all three formats of the game.

What do the administrators, cricketers think about mandatory four-day Tests?

On Monday, media reports stated that the International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering to make four-day Tests mandatory from 2023.

2nd Test, Australia beat New Zealand: List of records broken

Team Australia is enjoying a bumper spell of Test cricket at the moment.

Australia vs NZ, 2nd Test: Key takeaways from Day 2

Australia are all over New Zealand in the ongoing second Test match at the MCG.

04 Dec 2019

David Warner

Australia announce Test squad for New Zealand series: Details here

Australia have announced their 13-member squad for the upcoming three-Test series against New Zealand, to be held from December 12.

Why is Ian Chappell furious with Steve Smith?

Former Australian cricketer Ian Chappell is unhappy with Steve Smith of late, especially during the ongoing second Test (Day-Night) against Pakistan in Adelaide.

21 Nov 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

Dismissal of Rizwan sparks controversy in Australia-Pakistan Test: Details here

The first day of the Australia-Pakistan Test match in Brisbane was marred by a controversy.

I hope Steve Smith does captain Australia again: Tim Paine

Australian Test team captain Tim Paine has said he will back Steve Smith if the latter returns at the helm once his captaincy ban ends in March 2020.

Langer makes huge claim regarding Smith's Australia captaincy

Australian batsman Steve Smith has been in a phenomenal form recently, especially following his run-scoring spree in Ashes 2019.

Smith has his say on returning as Australian Test captain

Australian cricketer Steve Smith isn't thinking about captaincy in the longest format at the moment.

Smith is the best player I have ever seen: Paine

Steve Smith has been on an excellent run in the ongoing Ashes 2019.

06 Jan 2019

David Warner

Ponting: None better than Justin Langer despite poor performance

Australia have been given a bitter pill to swallow after Indian captain Virat Kohli asked the hosts to follow on at Sydney in the fourth Test for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

Steve Smith will dominate Test cricket upon return: NSW Chief

Cricketer Steve Smith is set to complete his ban in March, 2019.

01 Jan 2019

Test Cricket

Pat Cummins dismisses calls to make him Australia captain

Australian cricket team fast bowler Pat Cummins has gone on to dismiss calls to make him the future captain of the Test side.

01 Jan 2019


#IndiaInAustralia: After Perth, MCG's pitch rated average by ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has rated the MCG pitch as 'average'.

01 Jan 2019


#IndiaInAustralia: Rishabh Pant babysits for Tim Paine

Australian cricket team skipper Tim Paine had sledged wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant in India's second innings in the recently concluded Test match, at the MCG.

30 Dec 2018

Test Cricket

Wickets here have taken away our strengths: Tim Paine

Australian Test team skipper Tim Paine is unhappy with the pitches that have been offered at home in the ongoing four-match series against India.

30 Dec 2018

Test Cricket

#IndiaInAustralia: All-rounder Marnus Labuschagne joins Australia's 14-member squad

The Australian cricket team suffered a massive 137-run defeat against India in the third Test match held at the MCG.

29 Dec 2018

Test Cricket

Rishabh Pant sledges Tim Paine, calls him 'temporary captain'

The ongoing third Test match between India and Australia at the MCG is garnering a lot of attention apart from the action between bat and ball.

29 Dec 2018

Rohit Sharma

#IndiaInAustralia: Tim Paine trolls Rishabh Pant, says Dhoni is back

Australian cricket team skipper Tim Paine is known to be quite vocal behind the stumps.

27 Dec 2018


#IndiaInAustralia: If Rohit hits a six, I'll support MI: Paine

Australian cricket team skipper Tim Paine is known to be quite vocal behind the stumps.

22 Dec 2018

Virat Kohli

#IndiaInAustralia: Former Aussie coach feels Kohli is extending Ganguly's legacy

Virat Kohli has been in the news recently for his on-field antics and overly aggressive attitude.

18 Dec 2018

Virat Kohli

#KohlivsPaine: BCCI denies Kohli's words were reportedly heard on mic

The BCCI has quickly responded to claims about comments Virat Kohli passed at Australian skipper Tim Paine during the recently-concluded Test match at Perth.

18 Dec 2018

Test Cricket

#IndiaInAustralia: Australia beat India in second Test- Here're records broken

Australia handed a mammoth loss to India in the second Test match of the four-match series held in Perth.

10 Dec 2018

Test Cricket

#IndiaInAustralia: Three key moments of the first Test

The Indian cricket team tasted victory in the first Test against Australia in Adelaide.

08 Dec 2018


#IndiaInAustralia: Ishant Sharma now has 50 Test wickets against Australia

Ishant Sharma has been a revelation as India's leading pace bowler and he looked terrific in the first Test against Australia, being held in Adelaide.

'Headline-chasing coward': Michael Clarke slams sports broadcaster

Former Australian cricket team captain, Michael Clarke, lashed out at Melbourne-based sports broadcaster and writer, Gerard Whateley, for suggesting that it was the cricketer who helped create a culture of win-at-all-costs inside the Australian dressing room.

25 Nov 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

PAK vs NZ: Pakistan's Azhar Ali suffers another comical run-out

Pakistan's Azhar Ali is one of the most talented batsmen of this generation.

Independent review criticizes Cricket Australia, calls the body 'arrogant'

Earlier this year, the ball-tampering incident shook the foundations of Australian cricket.

27 Oct 2018

Chris Lynn

Tim Paine dropped, Aaron Finch will captain Australia in ODIs

Australian Test skipper, Tim Paine, has been dropped from the ODI side as Aaron Finch replaced him as their new captain for the 3-match ODI series against South Africa in November.

20 Oct 2018

Test Cricket

Shane Warne concerned about Australian cricket after Test loss

Australia were pummelled by Pakistan in the recently concluded second Test by an emphatic 373 runs.

19 Oct 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

Azhar Ali explains the bizarre run-out against Australia

The second Test between Pakistan and Australia saw the former decimating the visitors.

18 Oct 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

Pakistan's Azhar Ali involved in dumbest dismissal of all time

The second Test between Pakistan and Australia has entered an exciting phase with the former taking control of the proceedings.

12 Oct 2018

Test Cricket

Usman Khawaja plays one of the greatest fourth innings knocks

Australia's opening batsman Usman Khawaja was the star of the show in the first Test against Pakistan, which concluded yesterday in Dubai.

27 Sep 2018

David Warner

Marsh, Hazlewood named vice-captains of Australian Test team

Australia have named all-rounder Mitchell Marsh and pace bowler Josh Hazlewood as their vice-captains for Test cricket.

11 Sep 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

Peter Siddle makes stunning return to Australian Test side

Veteran Australian pace bowler, Peter Siddle, has made a surprise comeback to the national side for the upcoming Test series against Pakistan.

World champions Australia are now 6th ranked ODI team

Australian cricket has been facing one crisis after another.

Warne feels Paine is not a long-term option as skipper

Former Australian stalwart Shane Warne has stated that current Test skipper Tim Paine is not the long-term solution to lead the side.

Tim Paine brushes off rift allegations with David Warner

Australia current skipper Tim Paine has brushed off allegations that stated there is a rift between the side and David Warner.

Tim Paine to lead Aussies in ODIs against England

Cricket Australia announced the captains to lead them against England in the ODIs and T20Is.

Who could be Australia's next Test skipper?

With Steve Smith stepping aside as Australia captain following the ball tampering scandal, a captain-shaped void has been left in the squad.