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Stokes and Johnson cleared

Ben Stokes and Mitchell Johnson have been cleared of any misconduct after an ICC hearing into their second-Test collision.

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.

But after both pleaded not guilty, it is anticipated the ICC will officially confirm later on Monday that no further action will be required.