Ashes 2013-14: England and Australia all-rounders Ben Stokes and Mitchell Johnson cleared of misconduct after day four clash
The pair came face-to-face after colliding when the former ran for a single, hitting bowler Johnson as he ran up the pitch
Monday 09 December 2013
Ben Stokes and Mitchell Johnson have been cleared of any misconduct after an International Cricket Council hearing into their collision on day four of the Adelaide Test, it is understood.
The two all-rounders clashed as Stokes made his way through for a single while Johnson was bowling in the second innings of England's defeat.
Under the ICC code of conduct, a maximum penalty of a one-Test ban or full match fee fine was possible for either player.
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But after both pleaded not guilty, it is anticipated the ICC will officially confirm later on Monday that no further action will be required.
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