LONDON (AFP) - Ben Stokes will head to an internal English cricket listening to right into a brawl outside a nightclub ultimate yr that cost him his Ashes region with a sparkling reference from England train Trevor Bayliss.

megastar all-rounder Stokes changed into acquitted of a crook charge of affray at a tribulation in August following the incident in Bristol, southwest England, in September 2017.

but he has still been charged with bringing the sport into disrepute through the britain and Wales Cricket Board.


each Stokes and England teammate Alex Hales, who was with him throughout the altercation however did now not face a criminal fee, are due to seem earlier than a cricket discipline commission (CDC) listening to starting on Wednesday.

The CDC, that is expected to announce its selections on Friday, is liable for all aspects of area covered with the aid of the ECB s policies, rules and directives.

After the fracas in Bristol, Stokes became stripped of his function as vice-captain of an England take a look at aspect skippered with the aid of close friend Joe Root and also overlooked England s Ashes tour of Australia.

The CDC may want to decide Stokes has been punished sufficient already and Bayliss hopes he's going to now not miss any extra cricket.

"i am hoping he s available for our next game," said the Australian, who does no longer need Stokes banned from any a part of England s excursion of the West Indies beginning subsequent month.

tempo-bowling all-rounder Stokes scored 187 runs at 31.16 and took 5 wickets at a mean of 20.Forty all through England s current 3-0 test series win in Sri Lanka even as additionally protecting numerous slip catches in a chain ruled with the aid of spin bowlers.

The 27-year-vintage s capacity to make runs after they had been most needed through his side while generating tempo from frequently docile pitches enabled him to make telling contributions.

Sri Lanka train Chandika Hathurusingha said the Durham all-rounder was the difference among the 2 sides.

His England counterpart, Bayliss, stated Stokes become a modified man since the activities that caused his look in court.

"I suppose he s truly learnt a lesson when you consider that that time," he said.

"The way he s performed himself considering he has come back into the fold has been exemplary," Bayliss delivered.