Cricket Council has allowed the participation
of the Pakistan opening batsman in
the Champions Trophy.
There were some issues with Imran
Nazir prior to the Pakistan’s
opening encounter against the West-Indies.
Sources say that Nazir has used a
banned substance to cure his breathing
Senior official from the Pakistan
Cricket board has confirmed that the
medication used by Nazir to overcome
his chronic asthmatic problem finds
a place in ICC's anti-doping list.
It is to be noted that Nazir faced
the same issue before the champion’s
trophy in 2006. PCB has however announced
that they have explained the matter
to ICC about the medication being
used by Nazir.
"The matter is now cleared because
we had already informed the ICC medical
commission about the medication being
used by Nazir three years back when
we faced the same problem before the
2006 Champions Trophy," the PCB
PCB also said that ICC was reserved
with the matter initially and showed
the green signal when PCB came with