England’s All-rounder Ben Stokes was arrested by Bristol Police on Monday morning. Now this player will not be able to play the fourth ODI in the one-day series against the West Indies. Along with Stokes, Alex Hales will not be able to take part in the match played on Wednesday. Hales Police will be present in Bristol to assist in the investigation. Although it is not clear now that Stokes has been arrested in the crime, but according to unconfirmed sources, he was arrested in Bristol on charges of assaulting a person.
Stokes was arrested by Bristol Police for a case on Monday morning. The England Cricket Board (ECB) has issued a statement confirming that he had arrested Stokes and after questioning, the police also granted bail without charge. He will not be able to join the team in London yet. ‘
During this incident on Sunday night, Alex Hales was also with Stokes. He has also returned to Bristol to assist in police inquiry. It has been stated in the release that the ECB can not provide much information in this case and, when needed, the ECB will provide the remaining information on the matter.
Earlier, in the one-day match played in Bristol on Sunday, Ben Stokes scored a useful innings of 73 runs in 63 balls. Thanks to this innings, he played a partnership of 132 runs with Joe Root. In this match England defeated the West Indies by 124 runs and made an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the series. Let’s say England’s selectors are going to select Australia’s tour team on Tuesday and it will be announced on Wednesday.