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Former Australia Test captain Tim Paine omitted from state contracts

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Former Australia captain Tim Paine’s taking part in profession could also be over, with the wicketkeeper omitted from Tasmania’s record of contracted gamers.

Tim Paine’s profession seems over after not getting Tasmania contract (Reuters Photo)

HIGHLIGHTSTim Paine’s profession seems to be over after state contract omissionPaine stepped down as Australia Test captain forward of residence Ashes collectionCricket Tasmania didn’t give Tim Paine a state contract

Former Australia Test captain Tim Paine was not given a state contract by Cricket Tasmania (his residence state).

Paine, 37, needed to resign as Test captain forward of the house Ashes collection after a ‘sexting’ scandal and took an indefinite “mental health break” from the sport.

A Cricket Tasmania spokesperson mentioned on Thursday Paine was not given a contract by his residence state as a result of he was nonetheless on psychological well being depart from nationwide governing physique Cricket Australia. Paine was accused by a former Cricket Tasmania receptionist of sending sexually express messages to her 4 years in the past however the cricketer mentioned they have been consensual.

He was cleared by an inner investigation in 2018 which was not revealed to the general public till late final yr. Paine’s accuser Renee Ferguson has launched a sexual harrassment declare in opposition to Cricket Tasmania.

Ferguson has individually been accused of stealing cash from Cricket Tasmania and her case is earlier than a Hobart courtroom. She denies the allegations.