Asif appears before IPL tribunal for his dope case

January 24th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Mohammad Asif along with his lawyers appeared before the Indian Premier League (IPL) tribunal to testify for his doping case at the Cricket Centre in the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday. The Pakistani bowler, who played for Delhi Daredevils last year, tested positive for a banned substance last year in the IPL.

The IPL tribunal comprises former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar, advocate Shirish Gupte and medical specialist Ravi Bapat. Karachi-based lawyer Shahid Karim and a local Mumbai-based lawyer are fighting the case for Asif.

The hearing has been postponed twice earlier.

Asif’s contract with Delhi Daredevils has been terminated.

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