Cricketer Prithvi Shaw Suspended For Doping Violation, 8 Months Ban

Cricketer Prithvi Shaw Suspended For Doping Violation, 8 Months Ban: Well, you all should know that the bad news is coming out for the cricketer Prithvi Shaw as he has been suspended for doping charges. Reports are coming that he got suspended on Tuesday for eight months for a doping violation and the BCCI found it and then they have decided to ban him for 8 months. Also, they claimed that the star player wasn’t in good hands. As he was taking the inadvertently ingested prohibited substances which can be commonly found in cough syrups.


  • Shaw tested positive for terbutaline during the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament this February.
  • Along with Shaw, Akshay Dullarwar of Vidarbha and Divya Gajraj of Rajasthan, were also found to have violated the BCCI’s anti-doping code.
  • Dullarwar has been banned for eight months, while Gajraj has been suspended for six months.

The substance found in cough syrup gets Prithvi Shaw eight-month ban

After the entire test, it found out that he had broken the rules and Prithvi Shaw is banned for the eight-month period.  Also, the reports are claiming that the ban will be deemed to have started to run from March 16, 2019, to November 15. In this period he will not be able to play cricket for the country in any format. This is a bad phase for him because he is still young and he will definitely bounce back.

The BCCI had earlier in a statement said, “Shaw had provided a urine sample as part of the BCCI’s anti-doping testing program during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match on February 22, 2019, in Indore. His sample was subsequently tested and found to contain Terbutaline.” Overall, it is shocking news for him as well as for the fans. Also, on July 16th 2019 Shaw was charged with the commission of an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) under the BCCI Anti-Doping Rules (ADR) Article 2.1.

Overall, the BCCI is satisfied with the Shaw’s explanation in the end and Shaw had said that he had taken Terbutaline inadvertently to treat a Respiratory Tract Infection and he isn’t taking any kind of drug for his performance at all. Also, after seeing all the evidence the BCCI has decided that only a 8-month ban is important nothing is important so far.