IPL commentator arrested over domestic violence allegations

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IPL commentator Michael Slater is a former Australian professional cricketer. He is also a former television presenter. He represented the Australian cricket team in 74 Tests and 42 ODIs.

The 51-year-old has been pretty good in the longest format of the game. Overall, he scored 5312 runs at an average of 42.84. Slater smashed as many as 14 fifties and a century.

In fact, he also scored a double century in Test cricket. He registered his personal best score of 219. Talking about his ODI career, he scored 987 runs at an average of 24.07.

He managed to hit as many as 9 fifties to his name. In 2021, during the coronavirus epidemic, the former Australian cricketer jetted off to India to commentate the IPL.

IPL commentator arrested over domestic violence allegations

He also commentated the UAE leg of the IPL 2021. Meanwhile, in a shocking development, Michael Slater has been detained in Sydney in the wake of a domestic violence incident.

According to a report from The Indian Express, the cops arrested Michael Slater. Meanwhile, the media reports add that the New South Wales police said they initiated a probe on Tuesday into the information of domestic violence matter last week.

IPL commentator Michael Slater arrested over domestic violence

Meanwhile, the New South Wales Police also issued an official statement. The official statement suggests that the NSW police took the former Australian cricketer to Manly police station.

“Officers attached to the Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command commenced an investigation yesterday. After receiving reports of a domestic violence incident alleged to have occurred on Tuesday 12 October 2021,” NSW Police added in a statement on Wednesday.

“Following inquiries, detectives attended a home at Manly about 9:20 a.m. and spoke with a 51-year-old man. He has since been arrested and taken to Manly police station.”

The cricketer-turned broadcaster tied the knot with Jo Slater in the 2000s. The couple started dating each other in 2005. In fact, she played an important role in helping Slater come out of his depression. The couple has three kids in Sydney. Michael Slater’s wife identified as Jo Slater is a Yoga teacher by profession.

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Fan reaction 1

According to reports, Michael Slater has been arrested after alleged domestic violence incident. Not good at all.#Cricket

— CricBlog ✍ (@cric_blog) October 20, 2021

Fan reaction 2

Police have arrested former Test cricketer Michael Slater on domestic violence offences. Police say the 51YO was arrested at a home in Manly this morning and he's been taken to Manly police station.

— Chloe Hart (@chloehart2) October 20, 2021

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