5 Pakistani International cricketers who faced ban for doping: History of doping in the world of sports goes way back to the start of 19th century. The general and common understanding of doping in sport is the usage of drugs which enhances performance for achieving desired commitment in the game.
The turbulent world of Pakistani cricket was hit by doping controversy several times. Whenever new talent in Pakistan cricket emerge in world cricket, they have been hindered by some newly shaped controversy.
WADA has set a list of prohibited drugs forbidding the players from using it and a comprehensive dope test system has been introduced, but despite the presence of extremely strict rules and awareness campaigns, every now and players and athletes from different sports get into the headlines.
Here goes the list of Pakistani international cricketers who were banned for doping.
Mohammad Asif Banned Date: November 1, 2006
Banned Period: 1 years
Reason: Using the banned anabolic steroid nandrolone