September 28, 2017 16:04:35
Video: Video seems to turn Ben Stokes punching a person
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Footage has emerged of England Test cricket vice-captain Ben Stokes throwing a few dozen punches in a late-night brawl that left him with a damaged finger and a cloud placing over this yr’s Ashes marketing campaign.
In the video, Stokes fights with a number of males outside a nightclub on Monday evening after celebrating his facet’s one-day global victory over the West Indies in Bristol, in south-west England.
At one level within the video, printed by way of The Sun, he seems to land a punch that leaves one guy mendacity in the course of the street.
In the video, one guy is noticed mendacity in the course of the street. (The Sun)
One guy was once hospitalised with facial accidents after the struggle.
The all-rounder was once dropped from the following sport, however was once named in England’s 16-man squad for the Ashes collection starting in Brisbane on November 23.
Ben Stokes was once noticed throwing punches in a late-night brawl. (The Sun)
However, former Test stars Michael Vaughn and Kevin Pietersen have been amongst the ones predicting the show from a senior participant didn’t bode neatly for England’s possibilities within the southern summer season.
KP Tweet: “Before bed, I have a comment on England’s Ashes squad – it’s horrendous! They may as well not go! Night x”
Michael Vaughan tweet: “What a complete and utter F Up ……”
Piers Morgan tweet: “I’d say the video goes way beyond self-defence, but I don’t know the full facts. I hope it’s not what it seems.”
Batsman Alex Hales, who was once out with the 26-year-old Stokes after the fit, had returned voluntarily to Bristol on Tuesday to lend a hand police with the investigation, the England and Wales Cricket Board stated.
Stokes suffered a fracture to his proper hand within the incident, however England and Wales Cricket Board director of cricket Andrew Strauss was once assured the damage would heal in time for the Ashes collection.
Strauss stated the board would behavior a radical investigation prior to deciding Stokes’s destiny.
“There is a formal kind of disciplinary process that is in the players conditions of employment,” he stated.
“We need to go through that and follow that process properly. So for him and for anyone else who might be subject to disciplinary proceedings, that process will happen, and obviously it’s important that we just give ourselves time to do it properly.”
Stokes was once named in England’s 16-man squad for the Ashes collection.(Reuters: Philip Brown)
Stokes has a chequered off-field report. He was once cautioned by way of police after being arrested for obstructing police all the way through an evening out in 2011.
The allrounder was once despatched house from an England Lions excursion of Australia the next yr for flouting regulations on late-night ingesting.
He neglected the World Twenty20 in 2014 after breaking his hand whilst punching a dressing room locker in Barbados whilst enduring deficient shape. Last yr, Stokes was once convicted of dashing for a fourth time.
September 28, 2017 15:58:51