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England v India, 3rd Test, Trent Bridge

Trevor Bayliss urges Ben Stokes to make public apology

Aug 16, 2018: Stokes will be assessed "mentally and physically" over the two days of training at Trent Bridge before a decision is made on whether he returns to the XI

George Dobell and ESPNcricinfo staff

England v India, 3rd Test, Trent Bridge

How do you fit Ben Stokes back in the England team?

Aug 15, 2018: The allrounder is available for selection following the conclusion of his trial. But it's not an easy task making room for him

Andrew McGlashan

Ben Stokes trial

Ben Stokes must learn the lessons of brush with career oblivion

Aug 14, 2018: Regardless of his acquittal, hanging around a nightclub at 2.30am was not the behaviour of an international sportsman

George Dobell

Ben Stokes trial

Ben Stokes rejoins England squad after acquittal

Aug 14, 2018: Ben Stokes has been added to England's 13-man squad for the third Test against India at Trent Bridge, which gets underway on Saturday, after being found not guilty of affray at Bristol Crown Court.

George Dobell at Bristol Crown Court

Ben Stokes trial

Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray

Aug 14, 2018: Co-defendant, Ryan Ali, was also found not guilty in wake of incident in Bristol on September 25

George Dobell at Bristol Crown Court

Ben Stokes trial

Jury set to consider verdict as Ben Stokes awaits fate

Aug 13, 2018: The jury in the trial of Ben Stokes will retire to consider their verdict on Tuesday morning

George Dobell at Bristol Crown Court

England news

England leave door open for Ben Stokes recall

Aug 13, 2018: Stokes missed the second Test at Lord's this week due to his appearance at Bristol Crown Court, and was omitted from an unchanged 13-man squad for the Trent Bridge Test

ESPNcricinfo staff

Ben Stokes trial

Alex Hales' involvement in nightclub brawl comes under scrutiny in closing statements

Aug 13, 2018: Ben Stokes' defence draws attention to team-mates' actions outside Mbargo nightclub on September 25

George Dobell at Bristol Crown Court

Ben Stokes trial

Week One: How the Ben Stokes trial unfolded

Aug 12, 2018: Ben Stokes' trial resumes at Bristol Crown Court on Monday. ESPNcricinfo gives a run-down on the first week's developments

ESPNcricinfo staff

Ben Stokes trial

Ryan Ali accepts footage shows bottle used in Ben Stokes fight

Aug 10, 2018: Stokes' co-defendant took the stand in Bristol on Friday as both sides concluded providing evidence in the affray trial with summing up now due on Monday

George Dobell

Ben Stokes trial

Ben Stokes accused of lying to the jury and having an anger problem

Aug 10, 2018: The England allrounder was cross-examined as his trial for affray moved into its fifth day in Bristol

George Dobell

Ben Stokes trial

Ben Stokes "stepped in" after two men suffered homophobic abuse

Aug 9, 2018: Ben Stokes took to the witness stand at Bristol Crown Court and denied that he mimicked or abused two gay men and instead was protecting them and himself

George Dobell

Ben Stokes trial

Ben Stokes "could have killed" someone, jury told, as allrounder begins his defence

Aug 9, 2018: The jury at Bristol Crown Court was instructed to find Ryan Hale not guilty of affray shortly before Stokes entered the dock for the first time

George Dobell

Ben Stokes trial

Ben Stokes felt "under threat of immediate attack" moments before brawl

Aug 8, 2018: In a written statement read out in court, Stokes said he believed others involved in the fight had "demonstrated a willingness to use weapons in attacking people"

George Dobell

Ben Stokes trial

Ben Stokes identified as "main aggressor" in Bristol fight

Aug 8, 2018: An off-duty police officer who witnessed the fight outside a Bristol nightclub gave evidence on the third day of the trial

George Dobell

Ben Stokes' trial

Ben Stokes' fight like 'football hooligans', court told

Aug 7, 2018: Alex Hales, who is not on trial, was also accused of kicking a man during the head during the incident last September

George Dobell

Ben Stokes trial

Ben Stokes acted in "spiteful" and "angry" tone, court told

Aug 7, 2018: Andrew Cunningham, a 37-year-old door supervisor at the Mbargo nightclub, gave evidence on the second day of the trial in Bristol

George Dobell

Ben Stokes trial

Ben Stokes alleged to have mocked gay men, court hears

Aug 6, 2018: The jury at Bristol Crown Court heard how Stokes acted "well beyond self-defence or the defence of others" at the start of a trial expected to last up to seven days

George Dobell

England news

Ben Stokes' absence adds to England's batting concerns for Trevor Bayliss

Aug 5, 2018: The England coach admitted it was taking longer than he hoped to form a consistent top order but hoped victory in a tight contest would breed confidence

George Dobell

Test cricket needs more matches like Edgbaston

Aug 5, 2018: This game had most of the ingredients that show five-dayers in the best light

Ian Chappell
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