By Sky Sports News
Last Updated: 07/12/18 10:30am
England cricketers Ben Stokes and Alex Hales should learn on Friday if they face any further punishment for their involvement in an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September 2017.
Both players have been charged with two counts of breaching ECB Directive 3.3, which states: “No Participant may conduct themselves in a manner or do any act or omission at any time which may be prejudicial to the interests of cricket or which may bring the ECB, the game of cricket or any Cricketer or group of Cricketers into disrepute.”
All-rounder Stokes, 27, was found not guilty of affray following a trial at Bristol Crown Court but he and Hales must now face a Cricket Disciplinary Committee (CDC) disciplinary panel.
Batsman Hales, 29, was not charged by police.
The CDC, which is funded by the ECB but operates independently, has the power to issue a range of punishments, varying from a warning to the termination of a contract.
The private hearings took place over two days – December 5 and 7 – in London.