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Ahmed Shehzad tested positive for marijuana

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Pakistan and Multan Sultan opener Ahmed Shehzad has reportedly failed a dope test and may face a three-month-long suspension.

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Ahmed Shehzad was tested positive for marijuana

Former Quetta Gladiators player was tested positive for marijuana. He was tested during the Pakistan Cup, held from April 19 to May 1.

Shehzad, who played for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa that went on to win the tournament, was the highest run scorer – scoring 372 runs at an average of 74.40. He hit three fifties and a century.

Previously, in a tweet, which was retweeted by the Chairman PCB Najam Sethi, PCB confirmed that a player had been tested positive for a drug test.

“A player has reportedly tested positive for a prohibited substance. But under ICC rules PCB cannot name the player or chargesheet him until the chemical report is CONFIRMED by the Anti-Dope Agency of the government. We should have an answer in a day or two.”

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Ahmed Shehzad

Shehzad, who played for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa that went on to win the tournament, was the highest run scorer – scoring 372 runs at an average of 74.40. He hit three fifties and a century.

Sports analyst Zainab Abbas tweeted: “Ahmad Shahzad has been tested positive for Marijuana – the test was conducted prior to the Scotland series during Pakistan Cup.”

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