Young Indian batsman Prithvi Shaw has been suspended for eight months by the BCCI for a doping violation, the Indian cricket board announced on Tuesday (July 30).
Shaw, who made his Test debut in November 2018, is banned till November 15, 2019. However, he can resume training from September 15, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said.
“Mr. Prithvi Shaw registered with Mumbai Cricket Association, has been suspended for a doping violation. Shaw had inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance, which can be commonly found in cough syrups,” said BCCI in a statement.