The Indian team will play a three ODI series against Australia. The first match will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on March 17, but before that former Australia captain Tim Paine has announced his retirement from domestic cricket. He was more in discussion due to controversies rather than his game. He played cricket in all three formats for the Australian team.
Tim Paine retired
Tim Paine announced his retirement after the match between Queensland and Tasmania in the Sheffield Shield Trophy. He is counted among the best wicketkeepers of Australia. He became the 46th captain of Australia after Steve Smith stepped down from the captaincy. He made his debut for Australia in 2010 against Pakistan at Lord’s. His best score in Test matches was 92 runs.
Full stop on 18 long career
Born in Hobart, Tim Paine made his domestic debut for Tasmania in 2005. After this, he played for this team for 18 years, but announced his retirement after the match against Queensland was drawn. He has scored 6490 runs in 154 matches of domestic cricket, in which he has scored three centuries. At the same time, his average has been 29.63. He had to lose the captaincy of the Australian team after being embroiled in the sexting controversy. Pat Cummins was made the captain after him.
Played all three formats for Australia
Tim Paine played 82 international matches for Australia, including 35 Tests, 35 ODIs and 12 T20s. In these 82 matches, he has scored more than 2400 runs, including 1534 runs in Tests, 890 runs in ODIs and 82 runs in T20 cricket career, but Penn could score only one century in international cricket.