Suspended for doping, Prithvi Shaw gets support from Manoj Tiwary

first_imgSuspended for doping, Prithvi Shaw gets support from Manoj TiwaryIndian Test opener Prithvi Shaw has been suspended by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) till November 15, 2019, for a doping violation.advertisement India Today Web Desk New DelhiJuly 31, 2019UPDATED: July 31, 2019 11:50 IST Prithvi Shaw was handed a back-dated eight-month suspension for a doping violation by the BCCI. (@BCCI Photo)HIGHLIGHTSPrithvi Shaw was handed a back-dated eight-month suspension for a doping violation by the Board of Control for Cricket in IndiaPrithvi Shaw though said he inadvertently consumed the drug when he had used an over-the-counter-cough syrupManoj Tiwary expressed confidence that Prithvi Shaw would be able to comeback stronger from the doping suspensionIndia batsman Manoj Tiwary has sympathised with young opener Prithvi Shaw after the India cricketer was handed a back-dated eight-month suspension for a doping violation by the Board of Control for Cricket in India.Prithvi Shaw’s urine sample, the BCCI said, was found to contain Terbutaline which a substance that is on the WADA Prohibited List of Substances. The sample was collected during BCCI’s anti-doping testing program at the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match on February 22.Prithvi Shaw though said he inadvertently consumed the drug when he had used an over-the-counter-cough syrup. Shaw released a statement later on Tuesday saying he accepted the punishment and hoped this example would deter other athletes from neglecting protocol when it came to taking medicines.Manoj Tiwary expressed confidence that Prithvi Shaw would be able to comeback stronger from the doping suspension.Manoj Tiwary came out in support of the former U-19 World Cup-winning skipper. Tiwary said that such mistakes are bound to happen when it comes to sports-related substances. Tiwary also applauded Shaw for coming out in the open and accepting his mistake.”Gud that u hav come up wit dis. Mistakes does happen and specially wen it’s sports related substances. I’m sure u will come back more focused and stronger. Best wishes always (sic),” Manoj Tiwary said.Gud that u hav come up wit dis. Mistakes does happen and specially wen it’s sports related substances. I’m sure u will come back more focused and stronger. Best wishes alwaysadvertisement MANOJ TIWARY (@tiwarymanoj) July 30, 2019Shaw last played for India in a test match against West Indies in October last year and has not been picked in the squad for their tour of the Caribbean next month.However, Shaw will be allowed to resume training with his state team after midnight on Sept. 15.Also Read | I accept my fate with all sincerity: Prithvi Shaw responds to BCCI doping suspensionAlso Read | Prithvi Shaw suspended by BCCI until November 15 for doping violationAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow Prithvi ShahFollow Manoj Tiwarylast_img

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