England trio handed fine by ECB

Jonny Bairstow was fined and reprimanded by the ECB
Jonny Bairstow was fined and reprimanded by the ECB
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England and Wales Cricket Board has handed a warning and fines for cricketers Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball and Liam Plunkett for a misconduct.

According to a report in Sky Sports, the trio were also out along with Ben Stokes and Alex Hales during the night out in Bristol on 25th September though they did not involve in the incident that led to the arrest of the Durham all-rounder.

The decision to reprimand the trio comes after the board had completed an internal investigation on the incident.

"Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball and Liam Plunkett have each accepted a formal written warning and fine for unprofessional conduct - unrelated to the investigations into Ben Stokes and Alex Hales - with undisclosed sums paid equally to the PCA Benevolent Fund and the Hornsby Professional Cricketers' Fund," read a statement from the England board.

"The internal investigation and process for this matter has now concluded and no further comment will be made."

Bairstow, Ball and Plunkett were recently awarded central contracts by ECB along with Stokes and Hales as well.

Earlier, the board also revealed that Stokes will not travel with the rest of the England squad for the Ashes series down under as he is under police investigation.

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