Indian Cricketer Tests Positive for Doping: WADA


The World Anti-Doping Agency report of 2016 has revealed that one Indian cricketer has tested positive for banned substances among the 153 BCCI accredited cricketers, the Indian media reported.

The cricketer, whose name has not yet been revealed, will be the second after former India U-19 player Pradeep Sangwan to have tested positive.

Sangwan was playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2013 when he tested positive during that year’s Indian Premier League.

According to the 2016 Anti-Doping Testing Figures, 138 cricketers registered under BCCI were tested ‘In Competition’ (IC) of which one cricketer has tested positive.

The Indian Cricket Board has said that they are not in a position to reveal the name of the cricketer as they are yet to receive the report.

Similarly, Pakistan Cricket Board has no positive tests among the 52 tested while Bangladesh’s 24 tests have come negative.


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