Former Australian Test captain Tim Paine is training as well as he was before he stepped away from cricket and could yet find himself back in the Big Bash.
Paine has been back training with Tasmania’s first-class squad and eyeing off a comeback in the state’s grade competition, which begins in October, having been out of the game since last November when he relinquished the captaincy after a sexting scandal.
The 37-year-old has been back training fully for two weeks and Tasmanian coach Jeff Vaughan, who is also coach of the Hobart Hurricanes, confirmed he could yet be considered for the final vacant spot on the Big Bash franchise’s list.
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“He’s two weeks back into his training schedule again (and has) been really good in the nets,” Vaughan said on…