A bad news for the Indian Cricket Team

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A bad news for the Indian Cricket Team

NEW DELHI - India's young batting star Prithvi Shaw has been suspended for eight months by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for doping violation.

Shaw, who made his Test debut in November 2018, has been handed a back-dated suspension until November 15, 2019.

“Mr. Prithvi Shaw registered with Mumbai Cricket Association, has been suspended for doping violation. Mr. Shaw had inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance, which can be commonly found in cough syrups,” said BCCI in a statement.

Shaw’s urine sample was taken during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match on February 22, 2019 in Indore, as part of the BCCI’s anti-doping testing program.