Nottinghamshire batsman Joe Clarke is no longer facing a charge of affray after the case against him was dropped.
The 25-year-old, who is rated as one of the most talented county players yet to receive a senior England cap, was charged following an incident in Powys last year and was expecting to stand trial in Mold Crown Court this week.
Clarke, alongside four co-defendants, submitted a not guilty plea at an initial hearing and has now been advised that the matter has been closed due to a lack of evidence.
A spokesperson for Clarke told the PA news agency: “Joe maintained his innoce...
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