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leg bye

n
(Cricket) cricket a run scored after the ball has hit the batsman's leg or some other part of his body, except his hand, without touching the bat. Abbreviation: lb

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Run scored when the ball misses the bat but touches any other part of the batsman’s body except the hands.
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Rafiq survived when Rayner, at second slip, spilled a fast edge off James Franklin's, as he fell to his left and Bresnan, on 99, had a scare when he was slow to respond to a call for a leg bye.
A fellow journalist then remarked that very soon more umpiring signals will have to be demonstrated to gain entry like a leg bye or a six.
The first ball I played went off my pads to deep fine leg and when I saw umpire not signally leg bye I told myself well in my Test debut I have scored at least one run.
Against a Nottinghamshire side ravaged by call-ups for England's World T20 squad, Warwickshire will aim to emulate their illustious kipper-chomping predecessors of 1972 who, assisted by one leg bye, won by four wickets after chasing down a target of 152 in 90 minutes in terrible light.
Barry Lloyd and Jamie Williams scampered a winning leg bye after captain Garry Arrowsmith (48), Dan Roberts (46) and Owen Morgan (40) collected key runs.
FIRST ASHES BALL: 1/4 Dot Ball, 7/2 One run off bat, 16/1 Four runs off bat, 16/1 Bye or Leg Bye, 20/1 Two runs off bat, 20/1 Wicket, 20/1 Wide, 25/1 No Ball, 40/1 Three runs off bat, 150/1 Six runs off bat.
Hampshire got over the line in dramatic fashion at the Rose Bowl, the injured Dan Christian scrambling a leg bye off the last ball of the match to level the scores and win by virtue of fewer wickets lost.
Daniel Christian's runner, Jimmy Adams, and Ervine scrambled through for a leg bye from the final ball, as Somerset appealed in vain for lbw against Christian.
But in a hectic final over, Andy Lee, who earlier scored 35 retired, took two wickets with his first two balls and with three needed No5 Chambers could only scramble a leg bye off the game's final ball.
5; A Strauss first-innings runs: 10-11 0-30, 3 31-60, 2 61 or more; K Pietersen runs: Evs 0-30; 3 31-60; 9-5 61 or more; R Ponting runs: Evs 0-30; 3 31-60; 9-5 61 or more Boylesports - first ball of the match: 1-2 dot ball, 5-2 runs off bat, 14 wide, no ball, bye or leg bye, 20 wicket
After making good progress in pursuit of the target, Ynystawe won by four wickets courtesy of a leg bye off the last ball of the match.
Capricorn skipper Paul Collingwood and Yasir Hameed added 13 more runs before Collingwood on 3 got run out off a fine throw from Gavin Hamilton while attempting to sneak a leg bye.