Gulf News – Lahore: Pakistan batsman Ahmad Shehzad has been provisionally suspended and charged with violating anti-doping regulations after he tested positive for a prohibited substance in May, the country’s cricket board (PCB) has said.

Summary

  • Lahore: Pakistan batsman Ahmad Shehzad has been provisionally suspended and charged with violating anti-doping regulations after he tested positive for a prohibited substance in May, the country’s cricket board (PCB) has said.
  • The 26-year-old’s in-competition urine sample, which was collected during the domestic Pakistan Cup tournament in May, tested positive and an independent review board confirmed the result in June.
  • “He has been given till July 18 2018 to advise whether he wishes to have his B Sample tested and till July 27 to respond to the charges levelled in the Notice of Charge,” the PCB said in a statement on its website.
  • “The PCB has also provisionally suspended Ahmad Shehzad pending the outcome of the charges.”
  • Shehzad most recently played for Pakistan in the two-match Twenty20 series in Scotland in June.


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