Evans Loses Big Bash Contract After Positive Test For Banned Substance

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Evans Loses Big Bash Contract After Positive Test

Laurie Evans Loses Big Bash Contract After Positive Test: Perth Scorchers, a Big Bash team, have terminated Laurie Evans’ contract due to his adverse drug test.

During The Hundred, the 35-year-old English batter supplied a sample that revealed “trace levels of a prohibited drug.”

The Scorchers released a statement in which they acknowledged their mutual decision to end Evans’ contract for the 2022–23 campaign.

Evans Loses Big Bash Contract After Positive Test
Evans Loses Big Bash Contract After Positive Test For Drugs

Laurie Evans and Perth Scorchers have agreed to mutually terminate his BBL contract after his positive drugs test

When the Scorchers won their fourth Big Bash championship in January, Evans was named player of the game.

The Surrey and Manchester Originals player claimed that the test result left him “shocked” and insisted that he has “never taken any illegal drugs.”

The Scorchers will now search for a replacement before the 20-over competition begins on December 17.

 

Some Facts About Laurie Evans

FULL NAME

Laurie John Evans

BORN

October 12, 1987, Lambeth, London

AGE

35y 41d

BATTING STYLE

Right-hand bat

BOWLING STYLE

Right arm Off break

PLAYING ROLE

Batter

HEIGHT

6ft

EDUCATION

Whitgift School, The John Fisher School, Durham Uni

 

Who Is Laurie Evans?

English cricketer Laurie John Evans was born on October 12, 1987, and is currently under contract with Surrey County Cricket Club. He is a top-order right-handed batsman who has played for Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, and Sussex in county cricket.

He has been chosen to play for Rajshahi Kings, Multan Sultans, St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots, Colombo Kings, and Perth Scorchers in international Twenty20 leagues since 2019.

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