Jofra Archer’s old tweet goes viral after Tim Paine resigns as captain
England pacer Jofra Archer is known for his ‘Nostradamus-like’ predictions.
Updated - Nov 19, 2021 11:09 am
The big news that has come in is that Tim Paine has stepped down as the Australian Test captain. Paine revealed his decision through a statement following a private text exchange with a woman colleague that took place 4 years ago.
Paine added that the decision has been an incredibly tough one for him to take, but said that it is the right one for him and his family. Paine also revealed that he deeply regrets this incident and is grateful to his family for their support.
“Today I am announcing my decision to step down as the captain of the Australian cricket team. It is an incredibly difficult decision but the right one for me, my family, and cricket. As a background, I was involved in a texting exchange with a woman colleague.
At the time the exchange was subject to investigation. I deeply regret this incident. I spoke to my wife and family and I am enormously grateful for their forgiveness and support,” said Paine in a statement.
Jofra Archer’s tweet about Tim Paine
England pacer Jofra Archer is known for his ‘Nostradamus-like’ predictions. Archer’s tweets have always grabbed the limelight in the world of cricket, and the England pacer’s Twitter handle is one that always grabs the attention of the cricket fans.
And now, Archer’s old tweet has gone viral. In the year 2014, Archer had tweeted the word Tim, and this tweet is now being spoken about in the world of cricket. You can see the tweet from Jofra Archer below.
— Jofra Archer (@JofraArcher) June 13, 2014
Meanwhile, both England and Australia will be gearing up for the high-profile Ashes series that is scheduled to commence on 8th December 2021. The venue for the 1st Test is The Gabba in Brisbane. The previous Ashes series between the two teams that was held in the year 2019 resulted in a 2-2 draw.