England skipper Eoin Morgan had decided to hand the ball to Stokes
. But as fate would have it, Windies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite smashed four consecutive sixes off the first four balls to hand the team their second 20-20 World Cup triumph and Stokes
was left distraught on the park.
It was proof enough that Stokes
has Bothamed (oops!
With 17 needed to win, Stokes
was dropped by a diving Marcus Harris.
Mr Scholz said the two people who used "real violence" were Patrick Stokes
and "this defendant".
11:50 - Body contact as he tries to stop a sharp single off his own bowling - but as Dhawan makes his ground comfortably, Stokes
' polite late sidestep ensures no full-on barging match.
And halfway through the trial Mr Stokes
' legal team attempted to have the case against him dropped but this was also refused by the judge.
The court heard Stokes
was "enraged" after a doorman refused to allow him and teammate Alex Hales back into a nightclub hours after England had beaten the West Indies in a one-day international in Bristol.
Appearing in the dock at Bristol crown court, Stokes
gave his version of events.
Cunningham said Stokes
verbally abused him after he refused to allow him and England teammate Alex Hales entry.
Another business partner of Lance Stokes
', Larry Ripaldi of Piano, Texas, said in a lawsuit filed in Texas that he invested $50,000 in 2013 in Stokes
' startup called Cotton Snaps Inc., only to discover later that Stokes
was working on launching Lauren James rather than Cotton Snaps.
An England and Wales Cricket Board statement read: "Following a full Board discussion, in which all considerations were taken into account, the ECB Board has agreed that Ben Stokes
should now be considered for England selection.
Former England wicketkeeper-batsman Matt Prior fuelled speculation of suspended Ben Stokes
reinforcing the tourists after their 10-wicket loss to Australia in the Ashes opener, when the all-rounder was spotted at Heathrow airport en-route New Zealand.