Prithvi Shaw suspended for 8 months for doping violation

The young Indian opener Prithvi Shaw has been suspended from cricket for eight months for doping violation.

The Mumbai cricketer is suspended till 15th November 2019 after Terbutaline – a prohibited substance commonly used in cough syrups- was found in his urine sample which he provided for the anti-doping testing program during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match on February 22, 2019 in Indore.

Two other players were also suspended namely Akshay Dullarwar, Divya Gajraj. Dullarwar inadvertently ingested a substance for treatment of an infection, Gajraj for eye injury.