Ben Stokes' wife Clare clarifies reports claiming the England all-rounder choked her at the party

England's All Rounder Ben Stokes' wife Clare on Tuesday (October 8th) rubbished reports of the Ben Stokes choking her at the Professional Cricketers' Association Awards Fiftieth Anniversary party.

Pictures emerged from the awards night which appeared to show Ben Stokes grabbing his wife's throat. But Clare defended her husband and clarified in a Twitter post, saying “that's how we show affection”. “Unbelievable what nonsense these people will make up! Me and Ben messing about squishing up each other’s faces cos that’s how we show affection and some pap tries to twist it in to a crazy story! And all before we then have a romantic McDonalds 20 mins later! @benstokes38,” she tweeted a few minutes after an article containing the photographs went live on social media.