Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad banned for doping violation

Dec 08, 2017, 10:22 IST | PTI

The International Cricket Council yesterday suspended Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad for one year after he pleaded guilty for failing a dope test.

The International Cricket Council yesterday suspended Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad for one year after he pleaded guilty for failing a dope test.

Afghanistans Mohammad Nabi. Pics/PTI
Afghanistan's Mohammad Nabi. Pics/PTI

“The wicketkeeper-batsman had inadvertently ingested the prohibited substance, as a contaminant of a weight loss product he was taking, Hydroxycut,” the ICC said in a statement.

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