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Tim Paine names the player who could be best suited to lead Australia

After a 2-1 Test series loss to India in the Border Gavaskar trophy 2021, Australia has been grooming future captains who can take over the current skipper Tim Paine’s position after his retirement. At a function hosted by the Chappell foundation at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Paine announced a...
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Tim Paine believes Steve Smith would like to captain Australia again

Test skipper Tim Paine believes Steve Smith would like to regain the Australian captaincy but says there are several options within the team. Smith was removed as captain following the ball-tampering incident, but with his leadership ban now served and Paine coming towards the end of his career, he is again in consideration for the position.
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Criticism of Australia captain Tim Paine dismissed as ‘an absolute joke’

Former test batsman Peter Handscomb leapt to the defence of Tim Paine on Thursday as the Australia captain came under fire in the wake of the series loss to India. India's dramatic triumph in the fourth Test at the Gabba on Tuesday led to a great deal of soul-searching in Australia and some of the country's army of pundits have turned the spotlight on Paine's leadership.
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Why Tim Paine is still the right man to captain Australia

DAZN ONLY - Australia v India 4thTest. The calls for Tim Paine's head have been loud and predictable in the wake of Monday's embarrassing fourth Test loss to India. Everyone from Sunil Gavaskar, to Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne and Adam Gilchrist have weighed in on his leadership as Australia lost a second consecutive Border-Gavaskar series to India on home soil.

UK Man Shares Unwanted Messages He Received After Indians Thought He Was Tim Paine

Team India won at the Gabba yesterday and clinched the Border-Gavaskar trophy after a brilliant run chase aided by Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, and ‘Spiderman Spiderman’ Rishabh Pant. And while cricket fans were busy celebrating the historic win, some people took the opportunity to slam Australian skipper Tim Paine for his sledging earlier.

Australia's frailties were exposed by inspired India - Tim Paine is now under serious pressure

The first thing to say is hats off to India. That was one of the best Test match victories of all time, and one of the greatest series wins, too. Every Englishman knows how hard it is to win in Australia, but to do so having been bowled out for 36 in the first game at Adelaide, to lose so many of your first-choice players - including the skipper - as the series progressed and to put up with some of the off-field nonsense they have been subjected to, particularly the racist abuse from the crowd in Sydney, makes it utterly astonishing.
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Tim Paine was Australia’s good samaritan – now he is the object of cricket’s fury

During The Test, an Amazon Documentary charting the journey of the Australia men’s cricket team from the lows of Sandpapergate to the highs of retaining the Ashes in 2019, there is a section involving Virat Kohli that warrants revisiting.The India captain, the most recognised cricketer going, is framed as this great untouchable enemy of the state. The world's best batsman, the game's largest ego, forged by the BCCI, the Evil Empire of world cricket. That last bit is an exaggeration, but pretty much in keeping with what follows. The second Test of the India series at the end of 2018 is...

Australia v India: Tim Paine says Steve Smith will 'feed' off criticism

Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane Time: 00:00 GMT Date: 15-19 January. Coverage: Live ABC Grandstand commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sounds & BBC Sport website and app. Australia batsman Steve Smith will "feed" off recent criticism and show his best form in the deciding final Test against...