David Warner and Michael Slater react to rumours of exchanging blows in a Maldives bar


Warner urged folks to not consider in something with out concrete proof.

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David Warner. (Photograph by Philip Brown/Popperfoto/Popperfoto through Getty Photos)

David Warner and Michael Slater, who fashioned part of the Australian contingent within the 2021 Indian Premier League, have gotten concerned in a mini-controversy. If stories are to be believed, the duo entered right into a verbal warfare at a bar within the Maldives after which issues acquired bodily. Each are at present staying on the Taj Coral Resort the place they’re quarantining for 2 weeks.

Warner and Slater are a part of the 38 Aussie cricketers, coaches and help employees, who all try to return dwelling after the suspension of the 2021 IPL. They moved to the Maldives on Thursday through a chartered flight organised by the Board of Management for Cricket in India.

Within the meantime, each Warner and Slater have been dissatisfied with the rumours round them. Brushing the speculations off, they put forth how robust their friendship is and urged folks to not consider in something with no piece of concrete proof.


I don’t know the place you get this stuff from: David Warner

“There may be completely nothing to the hearsay mill … Davie and I are nice mates and completely zero probability of [having] a struggle,” Slater was quoted as saying to The Sunday Telegraph on Saturday, Might 8.

“I don’t know the place you get this stuff from. Until you have been right here and have gotten concrete proof you possibly can’t write something. Nothing occurred,” Warner acknowledged.

Earlier, Michael Hussey turned the primary overseas member of the IPL to be examined constructive for COVID-19. The veteran, who’s additionally the batting coach for the Chennai Tremendous Kings, is at present in India the place he’s going by way of a quarantine interval earlier than returning to India. The previous Aussie batter was flown from Delhi to Chennai for his therapy.

“I’m extraordinarily acutely aware of what’s going on in India and really feel very lucky to be so nicely sorted by the franchise. I’m resting in isolation in the meanwhile and can hopefully get one other detrimental check,” Hussey stated.

Beforehand, Australian Cricketers’ Affiliation Chief Government Todd Greenberg acknowledged that Hussey’s signs are fairly gentle. “He’s in good spirits… his signs are fairly gentle,” Greenberg stated. Again on Might 4, the BCCI determined to postpone the IPL for an indefinite time interval.