Ben Stokes has been found not guilty of affray by jury at Bristol Crown Court.

Ben Stokes celebrates
Ben Stokes
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Ben Stokes has been found not guilty of affray by jury at Bristol Crown Court.The verdict, has enabled Stokes to be cleared by the ECB to rejoin England's squad for the third Test against India starting in Nottingham on Saturday.

ECB Media Statement: Ben Stokes

“Now that the legal proceedings have concluded, the disciplinary process for Ben Stokes and Alex Hales can be scheduled by the Cricket Discipline Commission - An ECB Spokesperson said.

“Ben Stokes will now join the England squad for the 3rd Specsavers Test against India, which starts at Trent Bridge on Saturday.

“Considerable detail has been heard in this week-long court case and, in due course, there will be a range of matters for the Board to fully consider.”

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