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IND vs ENG: Ben Stokes set to miss third Test, doubtful for the remainder of series

Mid-day – England all-rounder Ben Stokes is set to miss the third Test against India regardless of the outcome of his trial for affray at Bristol Crown Court.

Summary

  • England all-rounder Ben Stokes is set to miss the third Test against India regardless of the outcome of his trial for affray at Bristol Crown Court.
  • Stokes is also facing a cricket discipline case which has been put on hold pending the end of criminal proceedings, prompting speculations in the local media that he could also miss the rest of the Test series.
  • His trial continues today and is not expected to conclude until Wednesday, 24 hours after England are likely to name their squad for the third Test.
  • The trial is still on and it is expected that England Cricket Board (ECB) will name its squad for the third Test tomorrow and Stokes might not be named in it.
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