The PCB has confirmed that opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad is the player who examined constructive in a latest dope test. Shehzad is predicted to obtain a discover of cost, the issuance of which comes over two months after the test, and he’ll then have 14 days to reply. Shehzad has been given till July 18 to resolve whether or not he needs to have his B pattern examined and till July 27 to reply to the fees leveled within the discover of cost.
Shehzad initially underwent a random dope test in Faisalabad through the 50-over Pakistan Cup within the final week of April, however news of a positive test emerged by means of media stories on June 20. The PCB tweeted affirmation of the failed test however mentioned, in accordance to ICC guidelines, it couldn’t identify the player till the consequence was backed up by Pakistan’s anti-doping company. The unique discovering, from the WADA-accredited lab in India, had reached the PCB in early June.
Though there was no particular motive given for the delay, a PCB official previously told ESPNcricinfo that the evaluate board of the federal government’s anti-doping company was doing an intensive examine of the lab outcomes.
As soon as he has obtained the discover, Shehzad stands provisionally suspended and can’t play – or be concerned in any capability – in worldwide matches, and video games organised by any nationwide cricket board or its affiliated members. He had already been dropped from the continued Zimbabwe tour, and his home crew HBL can also be contemplating stripping him of the captaincy.
Shehzad can request for his B pattern (taken on the time as his A pattern) to be examined, and if that test doesn’t verify a constructive consequence then his suspension could be lifted with quick impact. He also can request for a listening to earlier than an anti-doping tribunal by means of a written software that have to be obtained by the anti-doping supervisor inside 14 days.