Michael Slater leaves IPL bio-bubble, lands in Maldives: Report

Cricket-turned-commentator Michael Slater has left the IPL’s bio-bubble and flown to Maldives after Australia suspended flights from India until Could 15 due to the unprecedented rise in COVID-19 circumstances there.

‘The Australian’ newspaper reported that Slater has escaped to Maldives after the federal government made it clear that Australians, who’re engaged within the IPL must make their very own preparations to return.

It was after reaching Maldives that Slater launched a scathing Twitter assault on Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison for not permitting its residents to return from India, calling the journey ban a “shame”.

“If our Authorities cared for the protection of Aussies they might permit us to get residence. It’s a shame!! Blood in your arms PM. How dare you deal with us like this. How about you kind out quarantine system. I had authorities permission to work on the IPL however I now have authorities neglect,” Slater had tweeted.

Morrison stated Slater’s feedback have been “absurd”.

“No, that’s clearly absurd. That is about getting extra folks residence safely, stopping the third wave right here in Australia,” Morrison instructed the ‘9 Community’.

“Each system goes to face its stresses and I’m not going to interrupt the system. What I’m going to do is take proportionate motion to guard the system so I can deliver extra Australians residence and preserve Australians protected for the long term,” he stated.

Australia has shut its borders and never permitting any industrial flights from India due to the huge COVID-19 surge there. India is presently recording over Three lakh circumstances on a regular basis and greater than 3,000 each day deaths.

Threatening a five-year jail time period or hefty superb, the Australian authorities quickly barred its residents from coming into the nation in the event that they occurred to be in India inside 14 days of their meant arrival.

Three Australian gamers left the IPL earlier than the journey ban got here into power. As many as 14 Australian gamers have been competing within the IPL.

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