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Pakistan leg-spinner Shah banned after failing doping test

ICC provisionally suspends Pakistan leg-spinner Shah for positive drug test

Pakistan leg-spinner Shah banned after failing doping test

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- The International Cricket Council has provisionally suspended Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah for a positive drug test.

The ICC says in a statement on Sunday that a sample provided by Shah on Nov. 13, when Pakistan played an ODI against England in the United Arab Emirates, contained chlortalidone, which is on the World Anti-Doping Authority's list of prohibited substances.

Shah could challenge the suspension and apply for the test of his B sample within seven days.

The 29-year-old Shah has taken 76 wickets in 12 test matches and 18 wickets in 15 one-day internationals.


Updated : 2021-08-02 07:33 GMT+08:00