WEB DESK: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday has decided to register an appeal against suspension of star leg-spinner Yasir Shah by the International Cricket Council (ICC), Aaj News reported.
The leg-spinner was randomly selected for a dope test on November 13, 2015, and was tested positive due to the presence of the banned substance called chlortalidone. According to sources, the amount of chlortalidone found in his blood is not high and if he will be punished for it, it will be for a short time.
ICC suspended Shah from taking part in any cricket activity following the results of the dope test.
After receiving a detailed report on the leg-spinner’s medical condition, PCB has decided to register an appeal against the suspension. The decision of not going for the B sample test, Shah can face a minimum two-year ban from all cricketing activities.