leg before wicket

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leg before wicket

n
(Cricket) cricket a manner of dismissal on the grounds that a batsman has been struck on the leg by a bowled ball that otherwise would have hit the wicket. Abbreviation: lbw

leg before wicket


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(lbw) A way in which a batsman may be out if any part of the body except the hands prevents the ball from hitting the wicket, provided the ball has not first touched the bat or a hand.