- Slater played 74 Tests and 42 ODIs for Australia
- Slater fired for criticizing Australian PM
- Michael Slater, 51, is a well-known commentator in the IPL
On October 12, Slater received a complaint of domestic violence. Detectives then went to Slater’s home in Manly and arrested him after questioning. He has played 74 Tests and 42 ODIs for Australia. Slater, then Australia’s loyal batsman, has been working as a TV commentator since his retirement.
Slater was recently embroiled in controversy over his criticism of the Australian Prime Minister. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been criticized for failing to repatriate Australian players after the IPL matches in India. It was reported that the hand of the Australian Prime Minister was covered in blood. Following this, Slater was fired from his team by the popular channel Seven Network. Slater has also been a commentator in the IPL.
Slater is a player who has no qualms about controversy. He was left out of the national team in 1996. He later returned to form and played for Australia again. He also became notorious for his use of drugs. He later divorced his wife. Slater also broke up with teammate Justin Langer during the game. Langer joined the national team as a replacement for Slater.