Injured Stokes named in Ashes squad despite arrest

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Injured Stokes named in Ashes squad despite arrest
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England all-rounder Ben Stokes was named on Wednesday in a 16-man squad for the Ashes tour to Australia despite being arrested earlier in the week for an altercation outside a Bristol nightclub.

Stokes, England’s highest-profile cricketer and key match-winner, was held on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm in the early hours of Monday and released under investigation.

An X-ray showed a minor fracture of a finger on the player’s right hand but he is expected to be fit for the opening game of the tour against a Western Australia XI in Perth on Nov. 4. Stokes also retains the...


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Injured Stokes named in Ashes squad despite arrest


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