Paine's performance behind the wickets and his tactics as captain in the just-concluded Test series against India which Australia lost 1-2 were severely criticised by former players.
Golf Australia chairman Andrew Newbold said it was a coup to secure someone with Sutherland's experience.
'I love him [Warner]. He talks it up, he is a great player by any calculations and he's been fantastic in the team over the last two years,' Justin Langer said.
'The Test' review: Docu-series on Australia men's cricket team is entertaining, but it could have been much more
The Test is an entertaining, binge-worthy series about Australia men's cricket team trying to find a new identity under a new coach (Justin Langer) while also coping with the rigorous demands of winning matches across the globe.
South Africa vs Australia: Smith and Warner will receive hostility on their return to Rainbow Nation, but they also deserve some respect
The redemptive narratives of Smith and Warner drip with metaphor and meaning. They return to a familiar backdrop for the next scene. How much they have developed in the intervening years will soon become clear.
South Africa vs Australia: CSA interim CEO Jacques Faul asks fans to respect Steve Smith, David Warner as Aussies return since ball-tampering scandal
Both Warner and Smith, then Australia's captain and vice-captain, were banned by Cricket Australia for one year for involvement in ball-tampering during the Cape Town Test in March 2018.
Crowd hostility in South Africa won't faze Steve Smith and David Warner one bit, says Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood
Steve Smith and David Warner will be ready for whatever South African crowds throw at them when the Australia batsmen return to the nation two years after the ball-tampering scandal, paceman Josh Hazlewood has said.
Alastair Cook claims David Warner admitted using hand strapping to accelerate deterioration of ball in first-class match
On the Australians using sandpaper to tamper with the ball during the infamous Cape Town Test in March 2018, Alastair Cook said Steve Smith's team had gone too far.
Ashes 2019: 'Steve Smith will be always remembered as cheat', says former England pacer Steve Harmison
Steve Smith might be scoring runs in abundance but for former England cricketer Steve Harmison, he will remain a cheat.
Ashes 2019: We should be applauding Steve Smith and not jeering, urges UK sports minister Nigel Adams
Britain’s sports minister Nigel Adams has described the booing of Australian Steve Smith during the Ashes series as “distasteful” and says the batsman has served his punishment for his part in last year’s ball-tampering scandal.
Steve Smith who received a one-year ban from Cricket Australia for ball-tampering scandal was eligible to play in IPL last year but BCCI decided to impose its own sanctions.
IPL 2019: Steve Smith and David Warner's chance at redemption and making a strong claim for World Cup spots
Playing in the IPL can be draining most of the times with all the travel, the heat, the training, and matches. But for Smith and Warner, it is exactly what they need after a year away from the game.
Cameron Bancroft, back in the domestic Sheffield Shield after a nine-month ban for ball-tampering, patiently compiled 138 not out from a marathon 358 balls and then 86 off 263 deliveries in his second dig for Western Australia.
Sandpapergate fallout: Australia announce new sports integrity body to incorporate three existing agencies
The new watchdog, Sport Integrity Australia, will combine the powers of three existing agencies, including the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), to better investigate doping, match-fixing, illegal betting, organised crime, and corruption.
Sometimes, moments stick out like sore thumbs. In 2018, a year which had a FIFA World Cup, a Hockey World Cup, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and the Winter Olympics, these moments came thick and fast. 2018 was just that sort of year.
2018 in the rearview mirror: From Belgium winning Hockey World Cup to ball tampering scandal, the biggest stories
Cricketers weeping, underdogs winning, a Ballon d’Or winner not called Ronaldo or Messi. 2018 was a year rich with sporting headlines. Here are the ones that stood out
Steve Smith, Cameron Bancroft's statements not going to impact David Warner's reintegration, says Cricket Australia
Cameron Bancroft and Steve Smith have made it clear in interviews recently that the former vice-captain David Warner was the instigator of the ill-fated plan in Cape Town.
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli sympathises with Steve Smith and David Warner; says he hopes no one gets treated like them
Virat Kohli said it was unpleasant to see Steve Smith and David Warner being treated like criminals upon arrival in Australia from South Africa.
Michael Clarke slams journalist for blaming him for ball-tampering saga; brands him as ‘headline-chasing coward’
The war-of-words between the journalist and Michael Clarke stems from comments of former Australia skipper made on Wednesday criticising attempts to improve the cricket team's image in the wake of the cheating row in South Africa this year, insisting they "won't win a game" without their infamous abrasive attitude.
Australia vs South Africa: Faf du Plessis advises toned-down hosts to not abandon aggression entirely post-Sandpapergate
Australia have clearly toned down their sledging since a ball-tampering scandal broke, South Africa captain Faf du Plessis said Friday, but urged them not to totally sacrifice their confrontational approach.