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Cricketer Ben Stokes will not return to England until after first court appearance

Ben Stokes Photo: PA

Cricketer Ben Stokes has confirmed that he will not return to the England squad until after his first court appearance.

The Durham all-rounder took to Twitter to make the announcement.

He has not played for his country since September, following an incident outside a nightclub in Bristol. He is due to appear before magistrates on February 13th.