Cricket-Paine to miss Ashes on 'leave of absence' from all cricket - Cricket Tasmania


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MELBOURNE - Former Australia captain Tim Paine will miss the Ashes series against England while on a "leave of absence" from all cricket, Cricket Tasmania said on Friday.

Paine stepped down from the captaincy last week over a 'sexting' scandal.

(Reporting by Ian Ransom in Melbourne; Editing by Ed Osmond)

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