leg before wicket


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leg before wicket

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(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.
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Kohli's run of big scores ended when he was leg before wicket to left-arm wrist spinner Tabraiz Shamsi for 26.
A Leg Before Wicket B Late Break Wicket C Leg Bowled Wicket D Low Broken Wicket 12.
Mitchell Marsh clubbed Moeen Ali for two sixes in three balls to be 63 not out off 87 balls at stumps after surviving a leg before wicket review in the final overs.
Southee rocked the tourists from the outset of their innings when he dismissed Azhar Ali and Babar Azam, both leg before wicket, in successive deliveries in the first over.
Lyon took the first four wickets, trapping all of his victims' leg before wicket, to give the Steve Smith-led side the perfect start before eventually bagging his fifth and arguably the most important scalp later in the day with the dismissal of Shabbir Rahman for 66.
New batswoman Jhulan Goswami (9) was dismissed in the 40th over and in the same over Miltali was adjudged leg before wicket off Slow left-arm orthodox Inoka Ranaweera.
Former captain appreciated 18-year-old Shahdaab's confidence level, adding that his insistence on taking review for Leg Before Wicket (LBW) was the result of his confidence.
Dexter was run out after a poor call from Paul Horton, and Horton himself leg before wicket to a De Lange yorker that knocked the batsman off his feet, but Eckersley - dropped by David Lloyd on 48 - and Pettini scored quickly in the final hour.
Rutherford nicked Meschede to wicketkeeper Mark Wallace and was out for 26, Chesney Hughes was bowled off his pads for eight, before Andrew Salter's off-spin deceived captain Billy Godleman who was trapped leg before wicket for 24.
The day had started so well for Derbyshire with Tony Palladino trapping D'Oliveira leg before wicket.
De Villiers was trapped leg before wicket to Ali and failed to overturn the decision on review with the television technology showing the ball would have grazed the leg stump.
Amjad Javed, who was the pick of the UAE bowlers, ended Joyce's knock by trapping him leg before wicket.