9 News – England cricketer Ben Stokes will go on trial in the British city of Bristol over an altercation outside a nightclub that scuppered his Ashes campaign.

Summary

  • England cricketer Ben Stokes will go on trial in the British city of Bristol over an altercation outside a nightclub that scuppered his Ashes campaign.
  • Stokes appeared at Bristol Magistrates Court on Tuesday alongside Ryan Ali, 28, and Ryan Hale, 26.
  • It follows the altercation in the Clifton Triangle area of Bristol during the early hours of September 25 last year, several hours after England had played a one-day international against the West Indies in the city.
  • In a statement after the hearing, the England and Wales Cricket Board said that having entered his plea, Stokes would now travel to New Zealand to join the England squad.
  • Stokes will front Bristol Crown Court for the first hearing on March 12.


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