Former Check captain Tim Paine waved goodbye as he walked by means of a guard of honour at Bellerive Oval in Hobart to mark his retirement from all types of home cricket.
The 38-year-old, who made his debut for Tasmania in 2005 and went on to play 35 Exams for Australia, was clapped from the sphere after his crew’s Sheffield Defend season ended with a draw towards Queensland.
“He’s been an exceptional participant,” Tasmanian captain Jordan Silk mentioned.
“It’s an effort to have the longevity that he’s had.
“He’s actually going to be missed behind the stumps. I don’t assume there’ll ever be one other wicketkeeper pretty much as good as Tim Paine in Australia.
Paine, who stepped down as Check captain earlier than the Ashes in 2021 after a sexting scandal and took a break from cricket, performed 95 matches for his state and completed with a Tasmanian report of 196 dismissals.
He made his return to the Tasmanian arrange earlier within the season by way of the one-day competitors regardless of not having a state contract.
Paine was then introduced again into the Defend crew, making 156 runs in his seven video games this season.