NADA (National Anti Doping Agency) will test the Indian cricketers whenever and wherever they want
BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) has finally agreed to come under NADA (National Anti Doping Agency).
BCCI is the richest sports body in India and also the richest Cricket Board in the world. Before this, NDTL (National Dope Testing Laboratory) collecting cricketers samples from IDTM (International Dope Testing Management).
Now, NADA can take the test of any cricketer anytime, anywhere. A few years ago, BBCI refused to come under NADA because of the privacy of cricketers. Now, NADA can take the Test of any cricketer like any other athlete of the country.
Union Sports Secretary Radhey Shyam Julaniya on Friday said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has agreed to come under the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) and abide the Indian law.
“BCCI had some concerns, first was for the quality of the dope test kit. So, we assured them that the quality of the kit we are using is a WADA accredited kit. They had some reservation that whether it was WADA accredited or not,” Julaniya said.
On July 30, BCCI suspended young batsman Prithvi Shaw for the doping violations. Prithvi Shaw who played only two Test matches for India suspended from the International cricket for three months. BCCI also suspended domestic cricketers Akshay Dullarwar and Divya Gajraj.