Michael Slater
Michael Slater. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Former Australia cricketer and commentator Michael Slater has returned to rehabilitation in Sydney following the raft of fees he faces. The 52-year-old was charged with two counts of assault of a 36-year-old man at Northern Seashores Hospital earlier this 12 months. Moreover, he’s additionally charged with one rely of try and stalk or intimidate the person.

As a priority for welfare verify, the previous Check cricketer discovered himself in hospital earlier this 12 months after police attended his harbour entrance Manly condominium on July 14. He was hospitalised and remained on the facility for 4 days, when he allegedly assaulted the person.

“The accused did try and intimidate the sufferer with the intention of inflicting the sufferer to concern bodily or psychological hurt,” the paperwork obtained from court docket learn as quoted by Sydney Morning Herald.

Michael Slater again in rehab

Slater beforehand pleaded not responsible to the fees and the matter was on Wednesday adjourned for per week. The court docket was knowledgeable of Slater’s absence as he was in a rehabilitation facility.

He additionally faces fees of breaching an apprehended violence order and utilizing a carriage service to menace, harass a 53-year-old girl and was additional arrested on September 28 this 12 months. As per the bail situations, the ex-cricketer won’t be allowed to depart a personal psychological well being hospital within the beachside suburb of Bronte.

Furthermore, he may even not be allowed to make use of a telephone for any purpose besides to contact particular individuals that features the identify of his sister. Any use have to be supervised by the employees of the psychological well being hospital. Beforehand, his lawyer had raised Slater’s psychological well being issues in reply to the participant contacting his ex-partner 84 instances in a single evening, which was in breach of a restraining order.

Slater is thought to have made headlines for delicate points prior to now that features criticising the federal government’s resolution to impose a flight ban on all travellers from India in response to escalating COVID-19 circumstances.

Slater represented Australia in 74 Assessments, scoring 5312 runs at a median of 42.83 following his debut in the course of the Ashes tour of England in 1993. He launched into a profitable commentary profession with 9 and Seven networks earlier than being dropped by the latter.