New Indian Express – LAHORE: Maverick Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad failed a drug test conducted during a domestic tournament in April, the country’s cricket authorities confirmed Tuesday, and could face a ban of up to four years.

Summary

  • LAHORE: Maverick Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad failed a drug test conducted during a domestic tournament in April, the country’s cricket authorities confirmed Tuesday, and could face a ban of up to four years.
  • The Pakistan Cricket Board will issue a formal charge sheet “later today” it said in a release, confirming reports in recent days that Shehzad had tested positive for a banned substance.
  • Shehzad lost his Test place following Pakistan’s tour to the West Indies in mid-2017 and has not played a one day international since last October.
  • Pakistan’s cricketers have a history of failing tests for performance enhancing drugs.
  • Two other Pakistan spinners, Yasir Shah and Abdur Rehman, have also received temporary bans in recent years.


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