England's Stokes not guilty of affray

England's Stokes not guilty of affray

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Ben Stokes’ defence barrister told the jury he had acted “to defend himself or in defence of another” England cricketer Ben Stokes has been found not guilty of affray after a fight near a Bristol nightclub. The Durham all-rounder, 27, denied the charge following the fracas between a group […]

Stokes 'lied about self-defence'

Stokes 'lied about self-defence'

Image copyright PA Image caption Ben Stokes, who denies affray, is alleged to have knocked a man out outside a Bristol club England cricketer Ben Stokes lied when he said he acted in self-defence during a fight outside a nightclub, a court has heard. The Durham all-rounder, 27, denies affray at Bristol Crown Court. Prosecutor […]

How a row over narrow strip of Lord's land has rumbled on for 19 years

How a row over narrow strip of Lord's land has rumbled on for 19 years

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption England and India have already faced each other once at Lord’s this year – in the ODI series As England’s players prepare to step out at Lord’s for the second Test against India, they will be unaware of a long-running wrangle rumbling away not far below their feet. It […]

Stokes admits to 'throwing several punches'

Stokes admits to 'throwing several punches'

Image copyright PA Image caption Ben Stokes denies affray in a trial at Bristol Crown Court England cricketer Ben Stokes admitted throwing several punches at a man outside a nightclub in Bristol, a jury has heard. The Durham all-rounder, who denies affray, has taken to the stand for a second day at Bristol Crown Court. […]

Stokes denies homophobic comments

Stokes denies homophobic comments

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage from the arresting officer’s bodycam has been shown to the jury at Mr Stokes’ trial. England cricketer Ben Stokes told a court he “stepped in” to defend two gay men before an alleged brawl. The Durham all-rounder is one of two men accused of fighting outside […]

Stokes 'was main aggressor in nightclub fight'

Stokes 'was main aggressor in nightclub fight'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBen Stokes trial: CCTV footage of fight England cricketer Ben Stokes was the “main aggressor” in a fight outside a nightclub, a court has heard. The Durham all-rounder is one of three men accused of fighting in Bristol on 25 September. Bristol Crown Court previously heard Ryan […]

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