IPL calls Asif for 'B sample' test

Updated: 19 August 2008 10:06 IST

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has called Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif for his 'B sample' test and probably it will be taken on July 28.

IPL calls Asif for 'B sample' test
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Karachi:

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has called Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif for his 'B sample' test and probably it will be taken on July 28.

Asif has tested positive for the banned substance nandrolone, his lawyer disclosed on Thursday.

"The substance is nandrolone. He is really shocked by the development", his lawyer Shahid Karim said.

This is the second time that he has tested positive for nandrolone and now faces the possibility of being banned for a minimum of two years as per WADA regulations.

Asif, who played for the Delhi Daredevils in the IPL, has been suspended by the Pakistan Cricket Board for an indefinite period and has also been dropped from the team for the Champions Trophy.

The 25-year-old paceman played for Delhi Daredevils in the IPL which will also impose a ban on him if his 'B' sample also turns out to be positive.

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