Cricketer Ben Stokes cleared of affray
The England cricketer, Ben Stokes, walked free from court today. He was found not guilty of affray outside a nightclub in Bristol last September after a seven-day trial. He said he’d been acting in self-defence, or in the defence of others.
Cricketer ‘stepped in’ to defend gay men, court told in brawl trial
England cricketer Ben Stokes has told the jury at his trial that he tried to defend two gay men before a brawl outside a Bristol nightclub and did not mock them. He also said the injuries on his hands were down to his years playing professional sport, and were not a result of the fight.