Yasir Shah handed provisional suspension over doping breach

Dubai, Dec. 27 (ANI): Pakistan rising leg-spinner Yasir Shah on Sunday was handed a provisional suspension by the International Cricket Council after being charged with an anti-doping rule violation.

The sample Yasir provided in an in-competition test, which was conducted on 13 November 2015, was found to contain the presence of chlortalidone, a Prohibited Substance which appears in Section 5 of the WADA Prohibited List (in the category of Specified Substances).

In accordance with the ICC Anti-Doping Code, pending the outcome of the disciplinary process, Yasir has been provisionally suspended.

The matter will now be dealt with in accordance with the process set down in the Code, and until such time as the process is resolved, the ICC will make no further comment on this matter. (ANI)

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