9 News – England cricketer Ben Stokes has appeared in a UK court via video link from New Zealand to face an affray charge.

Summary

  • England cricketer Ben Stokes has appeared in a UK court via video link from New Zealand to face an affray charge.
  • The all-rounder and two other men pleaded not guilty to the charge during a 15-minute hearing at Bristol Crown Court.
  • England declared Stokes available once more only after he pleaded not guilty at Bristol Magistrates Court in February.
  • Stokes, Ali and Hale are jointly charged with affray in the Clifton Triangle area of Bristol on September 25 last year – several hours after England had played a one-day international against the West Indies.
  • Stokes, of Castle Eden, Durham, Ali, of Forest Road, Bristol, and Hale, of Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, will stand trial on August 6.


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