Pakistani batsman, Ahmad Shehzad has decided not to challenge the dope test report. The punishment will be decided after the cricketer will present his defence before the Pakistan Cricket Board on 27 July.
The deadline to request for testing another sample to challenge the decision was 19 July however, the cricketer hasn’t made any such request, meaning that he will appear before the PCB later this month.
The severity of punishment depends on how strongly his case will be presented before the regulatory authority for cricket in Pakistan.
The punishments for doping breaches are decided according to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) rules and regulations.
The decision to not contest the result may work in the favour of the right handed batsman however, it all depends on his case.
Ahmad Shahzad was tested positive for a banned substance following which the PCB sent out the samples to India to further verify the results.
The opening batsman has represented Pakistan in all formats, playing 13 tests, 81 ODIs and 57 T20Is. He is the only Pakistani batsman to have scored a hundred in all formats.