News International – Ahmad Shehzad receives four-month ban

KARACHI: The country’s prolific international opener Ahmad Shehzad has received a ban for four months, effective from July 10, 2018, by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for violating anti-doping rules, the PCB said on Friday.

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  • Ahmad Shehzad receives four-month ban KARACHI: The country’s prolific international opener Ahmad Shehzad has received a ban for four months, effective from July 10, 2018, by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for violating anti-doping rules, the PCB said on Friday.
  • “Ahmad Shehzad was provisionally suspended and was issued a notice of charge by PCB on 10th July 2018 for the presence of a prohibited substance in his Sample which was collected through an in-competition doping test during the Pakistan Cup 2018.
  • Ahmad was charged with two anti-doping violations of the PCB Anti-Doping Rules 2016 (“PCB Rules”),” the PCB added.
  • “Ahmad accepts that he has committed the violations of the PCB Rules, but had no intent to cheat or enhance his performance.
  • Additionally, as a part of his rehabilitation process Ahmad shall also deliver lectures on anti-doping to such audiences and at such places as the PCB may require,” the Board explained.


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