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10 cricketers who have been arrested

  • Ben Stokes got arrested a day before the announcement of England's Ashes squad. Here are ten other cricketers who were put behind bars:
Soham Nag
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Modified 26 Sep 2017, 18:28 IST

A day before the announcement of their Ashes squad, Ben Stokes, England’s all-rounder, was arrested by police in connection with an incident involving the assault of a 27-year-old in Bristol. While the incident might seem unusual for cricketers of international repute, Stokes isn't the first to be embroiled in this sort of a controversy. A number of cricketers have been on the wrong end of police bars, held for reasons ranging from possession of illegal drugs to sexual assault.Amit Mishra being taken away by the Bengaluru Police.Indian legspinner Amit Mishra was recently arrested by the police in Bengaluru foran alleged case of assault on a woman in his hotel room.The case created quite the frenzy, with Mishra dominating headlines, during the India South Africa series. He is currently out bail. But, Mishra is not the first cricketer who was put behind the barsfora sexual assault case. Here are 10such cricketers who were arrested for criminal offences.

#1 Vinod Kambli

Vinod Kambli and his wife were accused of assaulting their maid

Former Indian cricketer, Vinod Kambli was arrested in August 2015, along with his wife. A FIR charged against him and his wife was lodged by their maid. In her complaint, the maid revealed how Kambli and his wife assaulted her when she went to ask for her salary.

The FIR thoroughly described how the left-handed batsman beat her up, locked her in a room and warned her to never come back. The batsman who once opened the batting for India with Sachin Tendulkar, completely denied the allegations claiming that the maid did not have proper identity proof.

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