BEN STOKES has been found not guilty of affray after a fight on a night out
The jury has retired to consider its verdicts in the trial of the England cricketer who was accused of knocking two men unconscious outside a nightclub.
Mr Stokes, 27, and Ryan Ali, 28, denied affray at Bristol Crown Court
He said he was defending gay men who were being verbally abused by other men.
But Mr Ali argued the cricketer needed restraining to protect Mr Hale.
This is a developing story.