Laurie Evans: Perth Scorchers launch English batter after constructive medicine check | Cricket Information
Laurie Evans has been launched by the Perth Scorchers after testing constructive for a banned substance in August.
Evans stated in a press release, launched by the Skilled Cricketers’ Affiliation, that he was “shocked” by the outcomes of a check taken in August.
On the time, the 35-year-old was enjoying in The Hundred with the Manchester Originals.
The English batter denies utilizing any banned substance and didn’t say what triggered the constructive outcome.
“I imagine passionately in clear sport, and I’ve by no means taken any banned substances. I have no idea what triggered the constructive check, however my crew and I are investigating how this might have occurred, and I’m doing all the pieces attainable to search out out,” he stated.
Evans was signed onto the e-book with the Perth Scorchers, who play within the Large Bash. The franchise stated they had been “dissatisfied” to study of the constructive check, including that “as a result of circumstances, the Scorchers and Laurie and his administration have determined to mutually terminate his contract” for the upcoming Australian season.
Evans, who performs for nation cricket Surrey, has by no means performed for England.
He was included in a 55-man coaching squad in 2021 whereas Covid pandemic rules had been in power.
“We’ve been in dialogue with Laurie and his representatives and perceive he intends to analyze this outcome,” Surrey stated.
Evans has additionally performed franchise cricket in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and the Caribbean.