Steyn cleared of dope charges

CSA satisfied with pacemans explanation

Dale Steyn

Steyn had been asked by the IPL to clarify why elevated levels of morphine were found during a random drugs test while he was playing for the Bangalore Royal Challengers in the Twenty20 competition in April.

Steyn blamed the medication he took for migraines for the irregular findings. "There was a discrepancy in the result of a doping test during the IPL but the authorities are perfectly satisfied with the explanation that Dale has provided and they have confirmed that no offence has been committed," CSA chief executive Gerald Majola said in a statement released on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, international cricket will return to the Wanderers Stadium after Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the Gauteng Cricket Board (GCB) announced the resolution of a dispute between the two boards on Wednesday.

"Cricket South Africa has agreed to reinstate all the England tour games for the forthcoming tour in November, December and January to the Wanderers," mediator Brian Currin announced at a news conference.

The three matches -- a Twenty20 international, a one-dayer and a Test -- were withdrawn from the Johannesburg venue as a result of the bitter dispute over corporate governance between the national and regional administrators that has its origins during the second edition of Indian Premier League.

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