John Campbell
John Campbell. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

In a bit of main information from the Caribbean, West Indies opening batter John Campbell has been handed a four-year ban by Jamaica Anti-Doping Fee (JADCO) for violation of an anti-doping rule, in accordance with sources in Jamaica. 

The ruling was made by an 18-page resolution, which charged the accused with evading, refusing, or failing to submit the pattern assortment regarding his anti-doping violation. The fee accused Campbell of refusing to supply a blood pattern at his house in Kingston after he was suspected of doping.

The panel handed Campbell a four-year ban after he failed to provide any proof in his protection, discovering his anti-doping violation intentional. The ban was backdated to begin from notification of the violation on Could 10 this yr.

“The… panel is persuaded to a cushty diploma of satisfaction that the athlete dedicated an anti-doping rule violation, specifically breach of JADCO rule 2.3. The panel doesn’t discover, on the proof introduced, that the athlete’s anti-doping violation was not intentional,” the choice learn partially.

“Within the circumstances of this case the athlete is ineligible for a interval of 4 years,” it added, citing the relevant JADCO rule 10.3.1.

Campbell made a blistering begin to his ODI profession for the Windies

John Campbell, born and bred in Kingston, made his worldwide debut in 2019, representing West Indies in a Take a look at match in opposition to England. He made his limited-overs debut the next month in opposition to the identical opposition, the truth is, his T20I debut additionally got here in the identical white-ball tour of England.

The aggressive southpaw went on to function in 20 Exams, scoring 888 runs with three half-centuries to his identify. He had a extra prolific outing within the 50-over format of the sport as he registered 248 runs in simply 5 innings at a powerful common of 49.60, with an explosive 179 off simply 137 deliveries in opposition to Eire. He was not too long ago seen in motion for the Guyana Amazon Warriors within the first version of The 6IXTY.