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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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leg bye


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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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Shreyas Gopal faced the nex two balls and only managed to bring Archer back on strike with a leg bye. Archer took a single and RR needed a six and a four off the final 2 balls but Gopal skied the second last ball of the match to Tahir and it was game over with one ball still to be bowled.
With three still needed from the last ball, Sohail Tanvir managed to run only a leg bye.
He managed to contribute just one with a leg bye. Spinner Umer Khan earlier took three wickets to dismiss Quetta's top order.
Sam Billings tried to pull the fourth ball but it hit him on the pads for a leg bye. Needing five runs from two balls, Nabi hits two fours to wrap up the match.
Topley scrambled a leg bye off the first ball from Ishant Sharma then Crane crashed the next to ropes at cover to seal victory.
Further, Siraj got away with four runs and a leg bye off the last five balls.
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.
My first run in Test cricket was leg byes. 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." Gavaskar went on to top score for India with 65 runs.
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.