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Andre Russell appeals to keep his suspension to a year

JADC appealed to double his suspension.

By Aditya Pratap Arya -

West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has appealed to not extend his one-year suspension from playing cricket. He was handed this ban after failing to submit his whereabouts on three occasions in a twelve month period. His suspension will be last from 31st January 2017 to 30th January 2018.

World Cup winner player has violated the rules of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as they asked for his samples on March 1, July 1 and on July 25 in 2015.

Meanwhile, Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADC) has appealed to double the suspension of Russell from one year to two.

Reuters has obtained a copy of Russell's appeal document that was submitted to the Jamaican Anti-Doping Appeals Tribunal on March 20.

It calls for the decision rendered by the independent anti-doping disciplinary panel be set aside.

In a second filing, Russell called for this appeal to be dismissed on the grounds that there is no basis for his suspension to be extended.

Aditya Pratap Arya

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