Ben Stokes, who had been charged with affray following an incident in Bristol, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday and is included in England squad for the upcoming ODI series against New Zealand.
Ben Stokes pleaded not guilty to affray charge for an incident back in September that left a man with a fractured eye socket.
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The ECB on Thursday said that Ben Stokes will be eligible for selection to the England side that play New Zealand next month.
The ECB said that Ben Stokes will be elligible for selection to the England side that play New Zealand next month.
Ben Stokes has been charged with affray following an incident in the city of Bristol last September, the Crown Prosecution Service.
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