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Stokes could miss Lord's Test against India

IANS  |  London 

Controversial English all-rounder could miss the Test match against after his trial date for a was set for August 6 at the Crown Court.

Stokes, who is currently on tour with England in New Zealand, appeared in court by video link on Monday to confirm his identity and enter his not guilty plea in the case related to a nightclub scuffle.

The trial date has been set for August 6, which clashes with England's second Test against from August 9 at The trial is expected to last between five to seven days.

are set to tour England for five Tests, three ODIs and as many T20Is. The Test series starts from August 1 at Edgbaston.

Also charged in the case are two men, and Ryan Hale, who like Stokes pleaded not guilty on the grounds of "self-defence and defence of another".

Stokes returned to England's set up for the limited-overs leg of their tour of New Zealand, scoring 141 runs and taking five wickets in the 3-2 ODI series win.



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 19:54 IST