Durham cricketer Ben Stokes will face a crown court trial over affray charge
Durham and England cricketer Ben Stokes will face a crown court trial over an altercation outside a nightclub.
The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder - who missed the Ashes after being suspended from playing for England - is accused of affray along with two other men.
Stokes appeared at Bristol Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday alongside Ryan Ali, 28, and Ryan Hale, 26.
It follows the altercation in the Clifton Triangle area of Bristol during the early hours of September 25 last year - several hours after England had played a one-day international against the West Indies in the city.
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