France 24 – English – 13 February 2018 – 13H40
Ben Stokes to join England squad in New Zealand: ECB

© AFP | Ben Stokes is expected to touch down in New Zealand on Friday and join up with the England squad

LONDON (AFP) –  Ben Stokes will join the England squad in New Zealand after he pleaded not guilty to a charge of affray in court on Tuesday, the England and Wales Cricket Board said.

Summary

  • 13 February 2018 – 13H40 Ben Stokes to join England squad in New Zealand: ECB © AFP | Ben Stokes is expected to touch down in New Zealand on Friday and join up with the England squad LONDON (AFP) –  Ben Stokes will join the England squad in New Zealand after he pleaded not guilty to a charge of affray in court on Tuesday, the England and Wales Cricket Board said.
  • “Having entered his plea at Bristol Magistrates’ Court today, Ben Stokes will now travel to New Zealand to join the England squad,” said an ECB spokesman.
  • “He departs tomorrow, Wednesday 14 February, and will arrive on Friday 16 February, ready to train with England team-mates in Hamilton.”
  • All-rounder Stokes, accused of involvement in an altercation outside a nightclub in the southwestern English city of Bristol that cost him his place on the Ashes tour, pleaded not guilty to the charge of affray.
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