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Asif tests positive for banned substance

New Delhi, Jul 14 (UNI) The Indian Premier League (IPL) today disclosed that Pakistani speedster Mohammad Asif tested positive for banned substances during the Twenty20 tournament.

''The Indian Premier League compared the result from the WADA-approved laboratory in Switzerland with the data collected by IDTM, the Sweden-based independent agency which organised the anti-doping testing in accordance with World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) standards, to confirm the player in violation is Mr Mohammad Asif,'' the IPL said in a statement.

The IPL, which was a huge hit in its very first season, was organised from April 18 to June 1 this year.


Story first published: Monday, July 14, 2008, 17:37 [IST]
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