호주 테스트 크리켓 주장 팀 페인(Tim Paine), 여성 동료에게 보낸 2017년 문자로 사임

Tim Paine has stepped down as Australia’s Test cricket captain over an investigation into texts sent to a female colleague in 2017.

눈물의 기자회견에서, the 36-year-old Paine said that ​an investigation at the time found he had not violated the league’s code of conduct, 그러나 “on reflection,” he felt his actions at the time didnot meet the standard of an Australian cricket captain.He also said he had “최근에” become aware that the text exchange would be made public.
Paine said​ he sent the texts to a ​then-colleague at Cricket Tasmania four years ago, shortly before he became national team captain.
    He said ​the texts were subsequently the subject of an investigation by Cricket Australia’s Integrity Unit and Cricket Tasmania’s HR team.
      Despite not revealing what the messages said himself, 언론 보도 state they were of a sexual nature.
        Although exonerated, I deeply regretted this incident at the time, and still do today,” Paine 기자들에게 말했다, less than three weeks before the start of the Ashes Test seriesthe first match of which begins on December 8 — against England.
        I spoke to my wife and family at the time and am enormously grateful for their forgiveness and support.
          We thought this incident was behind us and that I could focus entirely on the team, as I have done for the last three or four years.
          Tim Paine has stepped down from his role as Test captain.

          Paine’s appointment was supposed to usher in a new era for Australian cricket​, which had been marred by a 속임수 스캔들 ahead of Paine’s appointment.
          During a recent Netflix series on the Australia cricket team, head coach Justin Langer spoke extensively about rebuilding the team’s image.
          Paine’s ​predecessor Steve Smith also resigned tearfully in ​the wake of the ball tampering affair in 2018.
          I’m deeply sorry for the hurt and pain that I have caused to my wife, 나의 가족, and to the other party,” Paine added.
          I’m sorry for any damage that this does to the reputation of our sport and I believe that it is the right decision for me to stand down as captain, 즉시 유효.
          I do not want this to become an unwelcome disruption to the team ahead of what is a huge Ashes series.
          Cricket Australia (그) chair Richard Freudenstein said in a statement on CA’s official news website Friday that the board had accepted Paine’s decision to step down and would work on appointing a new captain.
          While the Board acknowledges an investigation cleared Tim of any breach of the code of conduct regarding this matter some years ago, we respect his decision,” 그는 말했다.
          CA does not condone this type of language or behaviour.
            ​Freudenstein also said that Paine would continue to be available for selection in the Test team.
            CNN has reached out to Cricket Tasmania for comment but has yet to receive a response.

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