Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been banned for 12 months after inadvertently ingesting a prohibited substance, the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed.
The 29-year-old underwent an out-of-competition test in Dubai in January and his sample was found to contain clenbuterol, classified as a non-specified substance under the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Prohibited List.
Clenbuterol, used by sufferers of breathing disorders such as asthma, is banned in and out-of-competition.
Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been banned for 12 months for doping
Shahzad pleaded guilty to the violation and the ICC accepted he had 'inadvertently ingested the substance as a contaminant of a weight loss product