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Prithvi Shaw Banned for Eight Months for Doping Violation

Prithvi Shaw Banned for Eight Months for Doping Violation
Prithvi Shaw Banned for Eight Months for Doping Violation
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Promising Indian Batsman prithvi Shaw has been suspended for eight months by the BCCI for a doping violation. Shaw, who made his Test debut in November 2018, is banned till November 15, 2019. However, he can resume training from September 15, the Board of Control for cricket in india (BCCI) said. 


BCCI's investigation found that he had inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance, which can be commonly found in cough syrups. Shaw impressed in his debut series against the West Indies, scoring a ton on debut in Rajkot and half-century in the second and final Test of the two-match series in hyderabad. He won the Man-of-the-series award. 


He was selected for the australia Test tour but could not play due to an injury and returned home. Luckily for Shaw, BCCI backdated his suspension term. The eight-month period of Ineligibility will be deemed to have started to run on 16th March 2019, so that it will end at midnight on 15th November 2019.


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