A video that allegedly shows Ben Stokes throwing punches in a street fight has emerged on the day he was selected for England’s Ashes squad.
England vice-captain Stokes was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and released without charge on Monday, but remains under investigation.
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Coach Trevor Bayliss has described the circumstances which led to Stokes’ arrest in Bristol early on Monday as “very unprofessional”.
A man said by The Sun to be Stokes is seen to throw punches at two men, in a video that was published on the newspaper’s website.
The England and Wales Cricket Board said: “We have seen this footage for the first time tonight – when posted by The Sun.
“There is an ongoing Police investigation, which will look at all available evidence, and we do have to respect that process.”