‘Prithvi Shaw among 3 cricketers banned for 8 months for doping violation’

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Team India teenage batting sensation Prithvi Shaw on Tuesday has been handed eight month suspension for doping violation.
This was announced by BCCI in a press release. As per the release, the right-handed batsman “had inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance, which can be commonly found in cough syrups”. The release added that the cricketer was tested during BCCI’s anti-doping testing program during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match on 22nd February 2019 in Indore.
“Mr. Shaw had provided a urine sample as part of the BCCI’s anti-doping testing program during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match on 22nd February 2019 in Indore. His sample was subsequently tested and found to contain Terbutaline. Terbutaline, a specified substance, is prohibited both In & Out of Competition in the WADA Prohibited List of Substances,” the release added.
As BCCI ADR Article 10.10.2, the eight-month period of Ineligibility will be deemed to have started to run on 16th March 2019, so that it will end at midnight on 15th November 2019.
The others players suspended include Akshay Dullarwarof Vidarbha Cricket Association. Dullarwar had inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance for treatment of an infection, BCC release said.
Divya Gajraj of Team Rajasthan, has been suspended for doping violation as well, Gajraj had inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance for treatment of an eye injury.
Gajraj may return to train with his State team and/or to use the facilities of any club or other member organisation of the BCCI after midnight on 10th August 2019.
Dullarwar would be eligible return to train with his State team and/or to use the facilities of any club or other member organisation of the BCCI after midnight on 9th September 2019.

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