COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Perera believes he has been vindicated by the lifting of a suspension on him after a positive doping sample was withdrawn.
The International Cricket Council announced on Thursday it has withdrawn disciplinary proceedings and the provisional suspension against Perera after an anti-doping laboratory in Qatar withdrew an initial positive doping report.
The ICC said Perera could immediately return to domestic and international cricket.
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Last December, Perera was charged with a doping offense after supposedly testing positive for the banned steroid 10-Norandrostenedione.