Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad has been banned for 4 months for violating anti-doping laws just after he analyzed beneficial for a prohibited substance in May well, the country’s cricket board (PCB) said on Friday.
The PCB provisionally suspended Shehzad in July soon after his in-opposition urine sample gathered in the course of the Pakistan Cup domestic tournament experienced examined beneficial. An unbiased assessment board had verified the final result in June. His 4-month suspension is efficient from July 10.
The board reported the 26-calendar year-aged approved that he committed the violations but experienced no intention to cheat or greatly enhance his general performance.
“PCB has a zero tolerance plan to doping in cricket and hopes that in foreseeable future cricketers will exercising utmost treatment to make certain that no prohibited substances enter their process,” PCB chairman Ehsan Mani explained in a assertion.
The assertion did not specify the compound for which Shehzad experienced tested constructive.
As a aspect of his rehabilitation system, Shehzad will also have to produce lectures on anti-doping as the PCB might have to have.
Shehzad past performed for Pakistan in the two-match 2020 series in Scotland in June.