Sport Ben Stokes in England's ODI squad

07:36  07 december  2017
07:36  07 december  2017 Source:   MSN

Stokes headed Down Under but not for Ashes, says ECB

  Stokes headed Down Under but not for Ashes, says ECB Suspended all-rounder Ben Stokes has left England on a trip to visit family in New Zealand and will not be joining the Ashes squad, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Tuesday. Stokes, who has been suspended since he was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm outside a Bristol nightclub in September, was pictured at London's Heathrow Airport late on Monday.The sighting sparked speculation that he might be on his way to Australia to join his erstwhile team mates, who were hammered by 10 wickets in the first Ashes test on Monday, but England officials said that was not the case.

England ODI squad v Pakistan. Eoin Morgan (capt), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Liam Dawson, Chris Jordan, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes , David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

Ben Stokes was included in England ' s 16-man squad for the Ashes tour of Australia. Durham all-rounder Stokes was dropped for Wednesday's fourth one-day international against West Indies at The Oval after being arrested early on Monday in Bristol following England ' s win in the third ODI in the

Ben Stokes of Canterbury during the Ford Trophy match between Auckland and Canterbury. © Phil Walter/Getty Images Ben Stokes of Canterbury during the Ford Trophy match between Auckland and Canterbury. Ben Stokes has been included in England's ODI squad for the series that follows the Ashes but the allrounder is still sweating on a decision from prosecutors.

Stokes, who last Sunday started playing cricket with New Zealand franchise Canterbury, remains unavailable for internationals but was named in a 16-man squad announced on Thursday.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is waiting to learn if he faces charges for a brawl outside a Bristol club that left another man with a fractured eye socket.

England 16-man ODI squad: Eoin Morgan (capt), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

Ashes 2017: England curfew back on as Mitchell Johnson compares shambolic tour to 2013/14 whitewash .
England's players have been reissued with a curfew as former Australian Ashes hero Mitchell Johnson claimed the visitors are in as much trouble as they were in the 2013/14 whitewash.The visitors laid down the law by making a scapegoat of misbehaving batsman Ben Duckett and have again banned their entire squad and support staff from being outside of the team hotel after midnight.

Source: http://au.pressfrom.com/news/sport/-48778-ben-stokes-in-englands-odi-squad/

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