West Indies All Rounder Andre Russell May Face Two-year Ban for Doping Violation


All Rounder Andre Russell of West Indies might face a two year ban from international cricket as he had missed three doping test continuously within 12 month period.

The hearing of the case will be announced next week. In Caribben Premier League, Russell is currently playing for Jamaica Tallawahs.

The violation came into notice when he was questioned by an independent anti doping disciplinary panel, According to Russell lawyer Patrick Foster said. Moreover, the violation was confirmed by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) in March.

World Anti-Doping Agency rules states that “Athletes must inform their local anti-doping agency, where they will be for at least one hour each day to facilitate drug tests.”

‘If an athlete misses three doping checks within a 12-month period’, then it is considered as a positive test.