Sport Stokes arrives at court to face affray trial

18:06  06 august  2018
18:06  06 august  2018 Source:

Stokes 'lost control', court told

  Stokes 'lost control', court told Ben Stokes "lost control" and knocked two men unconscious in an alleged fight outside a Bristol nightclub, a court has heard.Ben Stokes "lost control" and knocked two men unconscious in an alleged fight outside a Bristol nightclub, a court has heard.

England cricketer Ben Stokes is to go on trial after being accused of fighting outside a Bristol nightclub in September. The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder is charged with affray after a man allegedly suffered a broken eye socket. Image caption Ben Stokes arriving at court in Bristol on Tuesday morning.

ENGLAND cricketer Ben Stokes has arrived at court where he will go on trial for affray . Ben Stokes charged with affray after Bristol nightclub incident. Cricketer Ben Stokes to face Crown Court after not guilty affray plea.

England cricket player Ben Stokes arrives at Bristol Magistrates Court, in Bristol, Britain.© REUTERS/Peter Nicholls England cricket player Ben Stokes arrives at Bristol Magistrates Court, in Bristol, Britain. England cricketer Ben Stokes arrived at court on Monday, where he will go on trial for affray.

The all-rounder and two other men are jointly charged over a fracas in Bristol on September 25 last year -- several hours after England had played a one-day international against the West Indies in the city.

Stokes, 27, and Ryan Ali and Ryan Hale all deny the charge.

Wearing a blue suit and red tie, Stokes was driven to the city's Crown Court in a silver people-carrier and walked straight into the building flanked by the media.

Stokes 'could have killed me', court hears

  Stokes 'could have killed me', court hears Ryan Hale told police he believed Ben Stokes "could have killed him" in an incident outside a local nightclub, Bristol Crown Court heard on Thursday. Stokes, 27, is on trial for affray, along with Hale, also 27, and 28-year-old Ryan Ali after all three were charged over an incident in the Clifton Triangle area of the city on September 25 last year.The England all-rounder is alleged to have knocked Hale out during the fracas near the Mbargo nightclub.All three deny the joint charge.

England cricketer Ben Stokes will face a crown court trial after he appeared in court today to deny affray over an alleged street fight. Stokes , wearing a navy blue suit, was flanked by three bodyguards as he arrived at court .

ENGLAND cricket champ Ben Stokes has today arrived at court where he is due to stand trial for affray . Stokes , 27, is jointly charged with Ryan Ali, 28, and Ryan Hale, 27, following an incident in Bristol city centre on September 25 last year.

The charge he faces states that their "conduct was such as would cause a person of reasonable firmness present at the scene to fear for his personal safety".

A 27-year-old man allegedly suffered a fractured eye socket in the incident, at which fellow England cricketer Alex Hales was also present.

The trial is expected to last between five and seven days in courtroom one.

Stokes missed the Ashes after being suspended from playing for England. Without him, England lost the Ashes to Australia 4-0.

He has since played in the Test series against New Zealand and Pakistan. He starred on Saturday as England beat India at Edgbaston.

Stokes and the two other men are on bail.

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