Sports: Cricket: Kashif banned for two years after failing dope test


Karachi: Kashif Siddique Khan, a player of State Bank of Pakistan has been banned for two years after failing dope testing during the Faysal Bank T-20 Cup held at Lahore in November 2013.

In accordance with its Anti-Doping Rules, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) conducted random dope testing during the Faysal Bank T-20 Cup held at Lahore in November 2013 in order to detect use of prohibited substances.

An adverse analytical finding was reported by the National Dope Testing Laboratory (WADA-accredited laboratory) in New Delhi, India against the sample collected from Kashif.

Accordingly, Kashif Siddique Khan was issued a notice of charge by PCB in January 2014 wherein he was provisionally suspended from participating in any form of cricket pending the proceedings of the Anti-Doping Tribunal.

The Anti-Doping Tribunal comprised of Shahid Karim, Advocate Supreme Court, Wasim Bari and Ucksy Mallick who after conducting detailed personal hearings found Kashif Siddique Khan guilty of violating Article 2.1 of the PCB’s Anti-Doping Code, according to which presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers are found in a cricketer’s sample. The tribunal imposed a ban of two years on Kashif Sadique which will be deemed to have commenced from January 8 2014.

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