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Ashes: Alex Carey confirmed as Australia’s wicketkeeper for the first two tests, replacing Tim Paine

Australian captain Tim Paine walks to change ends during a cricket test against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground, in Sydney, Australia on January 9, 2021

2010: Tim Paine makes his test debut against Pakistan, replacing the injured Brad Haddin, but is dumped upon the return of the incumbent

April 2016: Paine marries Bonnie Maggs

November 17, 2017: Admitted Shock Reminder for Ashes Series

November 22-23, 2017: Paine sends obscene messages to a female colleague on the eve and morning of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane. The couple had exchanged texts throughout the year

January 2018: Selected for squadron to tour South Africa

March 25, 2018: Appointed interim captain after Steve Smith and David Warner resigned over ‘sandpapergate’ scandal involving balls

March 28, 2018: Paine is named captain for the 4th Test of the series, becoming the Australian side’s 46th captain

April 2018: Awarded a national contract by Cricket Australia

June 2018: Cricket Australia and Cricket Tasmania are made aware of the reports and are investigating a complaint from the woman. Paine claims he was acquitted during the investigation. His wife Bonnie was aware of the messages but chose to stay with him

2018 – 2021: Paine continues as test captain and retains the Ashes in England in 2019

November 19, 2021: Paine resigns as full details of the explicit posts surface


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