List of Pakistan cricketers banned for doping
Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif are some of the Pakistan cricketers who have served doping suspension.
New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday suspended Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah for doping. He is not the first cricket player from Pakistan to have served suspension.
Here's is the list of Pakistan cricketers who have served suspension for doping.
November 1, 2006: Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif were banned for two years and one year respectively. Both the fast bowlers were found guilty of using the banned anabolic steroid nandrolone. However, they were absolved by a tribunal because the tests were conducted out of competition.
October 2, 2012: Left-arm spinner Abdul Rehman was banned for 12 weeks by the England and Wales Cricket Board under its anti-doping rules after testing positive for the recreational drug cannabis during his stint with Somerset county.
May 7, 2014: Kashif Siddiq was banned for two years for violating anti-doping rules.
May 25, 2015: Pakistan`s spinner Raza Hasan banned for two years after failing a dope test in national competition.