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ICC World Cup 2019: Jasprit Bumrah undergoes doping test ahead of opener

Dope control official took Jasprit Bumrah for conducting a test during the team’s practice session at the Rose Bowl stadium in Southampton.

cricket Updated: Jun 04, 2019 08:33 IST
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As Indian cricket team gears up for its first match in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019, lethal pacer Jasprit Bumrah was taken for a doping test on Monday.

Dope control official took the pacer for conducting a test during the team’s practice session at the Rose Bowl stadium in Southampton.

There were a total of two sittings in the test. In the first round, Bumrah was taken for a urine test and after 45 minutes, the blood sample of the pacer was taken.

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Under every ICC event, every Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) player has to undergo a doping test conducted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

A BCCI source confirmed that Bumrah was indeed taken for a doping test. However, the source did not reveal whether any other player is scheduled to undergo a doping test.

First Published: Jun 03, 2019 18:36 IST