England allrounder Ben Stokes mocked a gay man and threw a cigarette butt at his head before knocking two men unconscious in an fight outside a nightclub in Bristol, a jury heard.
Stokes is accused of punching Ryan Hale, 27, to the ground and then of knocking out Ryan Ali, 28, a short time later.
Evidence was presented in court stating that Stokes left one of his victims with a fractured eye socket in the altercation that took place on 25 September 2017.
Due to this charge, Stokes missed the 2017/18 Ashes series in Australia. He will also step down from the 2nd Test against India at Lords after his match winning bowling spell in the 1st Test.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2017/18 1st Test AUS v EN ... 2018 ENG v IND 2nd Test 2018 ENG v IND 1st Test
Series Tagged in ClipDex2018 ENG v IND Test serie ... 2017/18 Ashes AUS v ENG
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