Captaincy RecordsTim Paine Captaincy Record in Test, Ashes, and ODI

Tim Paine Captaincy Record in Test, Ashes, and ODI

Due to a scandal, Australia lost Steve Smith, and Tim Paine was chosen to replace him as captain. When Tim Pain faced criticism and poor performance and captaincy record, he was too removed from captaincy. Cricket Australia hinted that his removal was due to bad performance, but cricket fans understand that controversy was associated with his removal. Putting the controversy to one side, we will evaluate his leadership skills and guess how effective he was as a captain of Australia. Ricky Ponting admired his leadership skills, but that did not go well as expected.

Tim Paine Captaincy Duration and Period

Captaincy Started 2018
Previous CaptainSteven Smith
Next CaptainPat Cummins
First MatchAustralia VS South Africa 
Tim Pains Captaincy Stats

Tim Paine International Captaincy Records in All Formats for Australia

Tim Paine captained in Test and ODI formats for Australia. He led 28 matches in Test and ODI formats winning 11 and losing 13. His overall loss percentage (46) is more than his win percentage (39). This indicates how unsatisfactory his entire performance as a captain was.

Matches WonWin %LostTiedDraw
Tim Paine Overall Captaincy Record

Tim Paine Runs as Captain for Australia

Tim Paine has a bit of bad luck with the bat as captain. In three years, from 2018 to 2021, he batted in 28 games and succeeded in scoring only 945 runs. His batting average dropped drastically from 31 to 25.
Overall he could not handle the captaincy pressure, which affected his batting. Below is the comparison of his batting stats as only a batter vs as a captain.

#As CaptainAs Player
Strike Rate4659
Highest Score79111
Tim Paine Batting Stats as Captain

Tim Paine’s Test Captaincy Record

Tim Paine captained Australia in 23 test matches, winning 11 and losing 08. His overall win rate is 47 percent, which is the lowest among Australian captains.

Matches WonWin %LostDraw
Tim Paine’s Test Captaincy Record

In 2021 Ashes Series, Tim Paine became the captain to retain the Ashes Series. This happened before, in 1972. Overall, he captained Australia in the 08 series winning only 03 and losing 04. Only 01 series ended in a draw.

Tim paine captaincy records

Here are the detailed stats of all the test series he played as a captain for Australia.

AUS in SA20180101
PAK Vs AUS (UAE)2018020101
IND in AUS2018040102
SL in AUS201902020
AUS in ENG2019050202
PAK in AUS2019020200
NZ in AUS2019030300
IND in AUS202004010201
Tim Paine All Series as a Test Captain

Test Captaincy Record By Opposition

Tim Paine lost most of his matches against India in the 2020 home test series and won most of his matches against New Zealand. Below is a complete analysis of his matches against all opposition.

Team MatchesWonLostDraw
South Africa01001
Sri Lanka020200
New Zealand030300
Tim Paine Record by opponents

Tim Paine Captaincy Record in ODI

He had the worst debut as captain in ODI, losing his first and only ODI series by 5-0.

He captained Australia against England in five matches and lost all of those matches. This was the moment when fans started to raise questions about his leadership skills. He was then removed from his captaincy job. Aaron Finch was appointed as the new captain of Australia. 

Matches WonWin %LostDraw
ODI Captaincy Records

Tim Paine’s Captaincy in Ashes and WTC

  • Tim Paine led Australia in The Ashes Series 2009 held in England. Each Team won two games, and one game ended in a draw.
  • In WTC 2019-21, Australia won 8 out of 14 games and lost four. They ended their journey in 3rd position in the world test championship that New Zealand won.
Tim paine in ashes series
Html code here! Replace this with any non empty raw html code and that's it.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular