May 14, 2021

Sports Legend

‘Blood on your hands’: Michael Slater slams Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison


Former Australian drummer turned commentator Michael Slater slammed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday amid the travel ban as the coronavirus continues to rage in India.

Morrison had announced a ban on passenger flights from India until May 15 last week and he also said there would be no special privileges granted to Australian players in India.

Slater, who was commenting in the current IPL, accused the Australian Prime Minister of having “blood on his hands” and called the travel ban decision “shameful”.

“If our government cared about the safety of Australians, it would allow us to go home. It’s a shame !! Blood on your hands PM. How dare you treat us like that. How about you sort it out. quarantine system. I had government permission to work on IPL but now I have government negligence, “Slater tweeted.

Meanwhile, acting Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley said there were no immediate plans to organize charter flights to bring back Australian players once the Indian Premier League (IPL) concludes on the 30th. may.

“There is no suggestion at this time of a charter flight. We are working closely and discussing closely with the ACA (Australian Cricketers’ Association), with the players and with the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) to make sure everyone agrees and people have full information, ”Hockley told SEN Radio, as reported by cricket.com.au.

“We’ve been in contact with the players there and they’re generally in a good mood. The work the BCCI has done around the (bio-secure) bubble means they feel safe, and whoever we are. talked about are generally planning to fulfill their gaming commitments. BCCI came out and said they understood and wanted to help players make sure they get home safely at the end ”, a- he added.

Speaking on the IPL, Hockley said: “The tournament does not end until May 30, so at the moment he is monitoring the situation and as the tournament nears the end of the tournament we will have to see where the situation is. at.”