The previous Australia captain used to be a member of the board that retained Paine in 2018
Taylor is the primary one that used to be at the board on the time of the verdict to talk publicly since Paine’s surprise resignation as captain on Friday when the messages and investigation got here out. He resigned from the board in November 2018 amid the fallout from the ball-tampering scandal.
“A choice used to be taken via the integrity unit and supported via the board to stay this in home,” Taylor advised 9’s Sports activities Sunday. “There may be clearly been a large number of conjecture in regards to the rights and wrongs of that.
“That call used to be made now not simply on what’s absolute best for cricket, however what used to be absolute best for Tim Paine, Bonnie Paine and in addition the lady concerned.”
On Saturday, the present CA chairman Richard Freudenstein mentioned if this board were offered with the entire knowledge now to be had they should not have recommended Paine to stay as captain.
“3-and-a-half or 4 years of hindsight is an excellent factor,” Taylor mentioned. “I have no idea if he has any longer knowledge, that the integrity unit had of Cricket Australia in 2018. It is attention-grabbing to notice that even now, having mentioned that…they did not stand Tim down. He stood down, he resigned himself.”
Freudenstein mentioned he were advised of the closed case – which discovered Paine had now not damaged the code of behavior – when he got here onto the board two years however had now not felt the want to delve again into it.
“After getting a personal subject that has been topic to a complete integrity unit investigation, it would not be standard for that to be a part of the handover,” he mentioned.
“All I will say is the entire present Australian cricket board, together with the ones contributors that had been at the board in 2018, are very transparent that if the similar instances arose these days, we might make a unique determination.”
He added that since 2018 the code of behavior were amended whilst further participant schooling now takes position together with explicit references to textual content messages.