leg break


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to leg break: Off break

leg break

n
(Cricket) cricket a bowled ball that spins from leg to off on pitching
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
A first responder got to the ground 20 minutes after the leg break but ran out of gas and air for Yeboah as they waited for help.
But he suffered a leg break against Rangers Under-20s the following year and that halted his development.
BRYAN OVIEDO has stunned Everton with his 'remarkable' progress as he fights to recover from a double leg break in time to fulfil his World Cup dream, says Roberto Martinez.
Isobel says he only reacted with such anger because Bremner fouled him in his first game back after a double leg break.
WHO'S NOT: Poor Will Packwood suffered an awful leg break and is sidelined for nine to 12 months.
IN Scott Borthwick, Durham County Cricket Club have a very valuable asset, a high-class leg break and googly bowler - a rare commodity in the modern game and one who is more than an average batsman.
Like Jamie Codd, who was one of the first people to contact me after the leg break, I am just itching to get back.
Depicted in the statue bowling a leg break, Warne said its 300 kilos that statue, its pretty lifelike for when I played.
Valencia has recovered from the horror leg break he suffered back in September.
Toon manager Alan Pardew had hoped to be able to include French winger Hatem Ben Arfa in the squad for the first time since October 3, when he suffered a double leg break at Manchester City, but he has had a setback in training and is unlikely to figure until the new season.
Summary: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits Aaron Ramsey may never overcome the psychological impact of his horrific leg break.