Cumbria's Ben Stokes spotted at Heathrow heading to The Ashes in Australia

Stokes arrival in New Zealand has sparked rumors of an Ashes return

"Canterbury Cricket can now confirm that they have been in initial informal discussions with Ben Stokes' representatives regarding his potential availability for Ford Trophy and Burger King Super Smash competitions", they said in a statement.

As England all-rounder Ben Stokes packed his bag for a private trip to New Zealand with his family, the cricketing world was taken by a storm as many believed that he will be joining his team for the 2nd Ashes Test against Australia. Speculation about Stokes' intentions arose when he was reportedly spotted at London's Heathrow Airport with his cricket gear, with photos spreading quickly on social media.

European Central Bank confirm aware Ben Stokes on his way to New Zealand to see family. "His travel arrangements have not been arranged by the European Central Bank". He has not played cricket since then, and the European Central Bank has confirmed Stokes will not join the Ashes tour until the police investigation is complete.

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Ben Stokes is not on his way to join England's Ashes squad in Australia, Press Association Sport understands.

Stokes has been suspended pending the outcome of investigations into a late-night incident in which he appeared to get involved in a fight outside a Bristol nightclub in September.

He was arrested before being released without charge and police and the European Central Bank are both still investigating the incident.

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"He is not on his way to the Ashes, England Lions or any other official training camps with the England set-up".

Stokes has not been ruled out of the five-test series, but the England and Wales Cricket Board will not consider him for selection until further notice as it awaits developments in the ongoing investigation.

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