Dope test of Pak cricketers by ICC officials begins

Lahore, July 19 : The International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-doping squad has begun the initial process of dope testing of Pakistan's 30-member squad for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.

According to PCB sources at the National Cricket Academy here, the cricketers have undergone physical tests and their urine samples for dope test will be collected tomorrow.

Most of the players included in the squad for Champions Trophy under went physical tests at the National Cricket Academy here, but urine samples for dope test could not be collected due to the absence of WADA officials.

PCB officials told that most of the players were present in the National Academy and they would be called random for urine sampling.

However, according to The News, Shahid Afridi and Yunus Khan didn't make themselves available for the physical test today.

Afridi said that he would undergo the process tomorrow.

Story first published: Saturday, July 19, 2008, 19:06 [IST]
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