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Nine clarifies Slater’s World Cup gig

News – Australian cricketer-turned-television commentator Michael Slater has been removed from a flight after getting into an argument while boarding at Sydney’s Domestic Airport.


  • Michael Slater will keep his Cricket World Cup commentary job, despite his reported flight drama this week, the ICC announced.
  • Slater had reportedly been set to return to former employer Channel 9 for its coverage of cricket’s most important international tournament — but the network has moved to explain the role Slater will play during the six week showpiece, beginning on May 30.
  • The ICC global service, which will be produced by Star Sports, has amassed a small army of 50 international commentators for the event, including Slater and former Australian captain Michael Clarke.
  • Slater’s World Cup role could be the former opener’s best chance to lockdown a commentary job for the upcoming Australian summer of cricket.
  • FULL LIST OF ICC GLOBAL BROADCAST TEAM TO BE USED BY CHANNEL 9One of the games’ greatest all-rounders Shaun PollockFormer New Zealand captain and explosive batsman Brendon McCullumThe voice of New Zealand cricket Ian Smith

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