Dhaka, July 27
Kazi Anik Islam, Bangladesh’s first-class cricketer who featured within the 2018 U-19 World Cup, has been handed a two-year-suspension for failing a dope check throughout the National Cricket League in November 2018. After failing the check, he was faraway from each programme of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) that he was a part of.
Islam had examined optimistic for Methamphetamine(d-) — a substance included in ICC’s prohibited record of 2018 — throughout an in-competition check held in Cox Bazaar.
Subsequently in February 2019, the left-arm pacer had admitted the guilt and in addition accepted the provisional suspension that was meted out as per Anti-Doping Code of the BCB.
However, given this was his first offence, the BCB in its newest press launch mentioned that it was determined that February 8, 2019 (the day Islam was provisionally suspended) be thought of because the beginning date of the suspension. He could be eligible to renew cricketing actions after February 7, 2021, the discharge added.
Islam was Bangladesh’s highest wicket-taker within the 2018 U-19 World Cup in New Zealand, scalping 10 wickets. In senior cricket, he has performed 4 first-class matches, 26 List A video games and 9 T20s choosing up 15, 41 and 11 wickets, respectively. IANS