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Did Ahmed Shehzad smoke marijuana as he failed dope test during Pakistan Cup?

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jun 21, 2018, 10:44 am IST
Updated Jun 21, 2018, 10:56 am IST
Shehzad was recently seen in Pakistan colours during the team’s two-match T20I series against Scotland.
The 26-year-old right-handed batsman had played for eventual Pakistan Cup champions Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. (Photo: AFP)
 The 26-year-old right-handed batsman had played for eventual Pakistan Cup champions Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. (Photo: AFP)

Karachi: Pakistan opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad has failed a dope test, it was confirmed on Wednesday.

The test was conducted during the Pakistan Cup which was held between April and May.

 

Shehzad was recently seen in Pakistan colours during the team’s two-match T20I series against Scotland last week.

“A player has reportedly tested positive for a prohibited substance. But under ICC rules PCB cannot name the player or chargesheet him until the chemical report is CONFIRMED by the Anti-Dope Agency of the government. We should have an answer in a day or two,” a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) media statement said through their Twitter handle.

Pakistani journalist Zainab Abbas also took to Twitter to confirm that he was tested positive for consuming Marijuana.

The 26-year-old right-handed batsman had played for eventual Pakistan Cup champions Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He slammed three fifties and a century in the tournament where he scored 372 runs.

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Location: Pakistan, Sindh, Karachi




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