Kusal Janith’s B sample also tests positive?
December 25, 2015 11:24 am
The ‘B Sample’ of Sri Lankan cricketer Kusal Janith Perera has also tested positive for banned substances, according to sources.
The wicketkeeper-batsman was sent home from his team’s cricket tour of New Zealand after failing a doping test during an earlier home series against Pakistan.
Sri Lanka Cricket said he had been randomly selected for a drug test during the Pakistan series and his A sample had tested positive for a banned substance.
Sri Lanka Cricket said Perera’s B sample would be tested and it would make “every endeavour” to allow him to resume playing cricket at the earliest opportunity.
Perera flew to Qatar on Saturday (19) to face the Testing of the ‘B’ sample.
It has been reported by unconfirmed sources that the report has been released and that the results show the test was positive for banned substances.
However, the International Cricket Council (ICC) or Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have so far not issues an officials statement regarding the matter.