BCCI Creates Anti-Doping Helpline For Domestic Cricketers

BCCI Creates Anti-Doping Helpline For Domestic Cricketers


The doping threat in India’s Olympic competition has always left a investiture broke and a BCCI in a noted depart has set adult an ‘Anti Doping’ helpline so that a domestic cricketers (men and women) are wakeful about a medicines and supplements they are taking.

BCCI maybe is a usually Indian sporting physique that has combined a helpline. It has been operational for some time now. The outcome is also for everybody to see. The BCCI conducted 176 tests in 2015 and all formula were disastrous as per a latest Dope Control list published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

The other National Sports Federations underneath IOA ensign usually have a list of taboo substances underneath WADA formula and Athletics Federation of India (AFI) still doesn’t have an updated list on their website.

While doping has not accurately been a threat as distant as cricket is concerned, BCCI has done efforts to teach players so that youngsters do not repeat a mistake committed by Pradeep Sangwan, who became a initial ever Indian cricketer to be criminialized for holding taboo substance.

It has been learnt that BCCI is spending scarcely Rs. 1 crore annually for a anti-doping programme and carrying a ‘helpline’ is a partial of that structure.

“A lot of people don’t know about it though all a purebred cricketers from U-16 to first-class turn have entrance to a ant-doping helpline. It is a partial of a BCCI beginning to emanate some-more recognition during a domestic level,” a BCCI source said.

“The general cricketers have a illusory support complement and they are some-more wakeful about a ‘Dos and Don’ts’ regarding to use of supplements as good as medicine when it comes to illness. The latest Dope Control list is a testimony to that,” a source added.

Any cricketer can call adult this 24×7 helpline. The cricketers can surprise about a medicine they are carrying and there is a full set of experts, who are there to transparent any doubts that they have.

BCCI has a possess inner doping programme in place with Dr Vece Paes streamer a unit. Dr Paes however declined to criticism on board’s anti-doping programme as he has sealed a confidentiality clause.

It conducts in-competition tests during Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy, Deodhar Trophy, Vijay Hazare (National One dayers), Syed Mushtaq Ali (Natl T20), IPL, CK Nayudu (u23) Trophy.

In a list expelled by WADA, a ICC has conducted 408 tests followed by India with 176 to their credit and Australia are third during 109. Bangladesh are final in a list of Test personification nations carrying conducted usually 6 such tests.

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