Tension between the two teams ramped up over the course of the final two Tests before the hosts sealed a 135-run win at The Oval to deny the tourists a first outright victory on these shores since 2001.
Australian centurion Matthew Wade and England paceman Jofra Archer engaged in a competitive tussle on Sunday, while on Saturday the stump microphone picked up attempts to wind up Ben Stokes by relating to his acquittal on charges of affray last year.
Steve Smith had previously denied mocking England spinner Jack Leach as Australia celebrated their win in last week’s meeting at Old Trafford.
Asked if the rival teams would socialise over drinks, Paine replied: “We’ll head in there at some stage tonight and have a beer.
“I think today was played in a really good competitive spirit, there was plenty on the line for a number of people.
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“I thought both teams handled it and acquitted themselves really well again.
“I’m sure the crowd enjoyed today’s cricket.”
Hodgkiss was appointed to the role in 2017.
The suspension was connected to Smith’s sanction following the ball-tampering scandal.
Professional commentator Mark Church says he is ‘hanging on the coattails’ of 10-year-old Isabelle.
The former England captain would rather see the first-class competition abandoned altogether than played in a ‘meaningless’ form.
Sibley came good and ended up finishing the series against South Africa as England’s top runscorer with 384 runs.
There will be no professional cricket until May 28 at the earliest.