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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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In the third over, Shaw displayed strokeplay of the highest order, smashing Southee for four consecutive boundaries with the fifth one going down the fine leg region for four leg byes. Earlier, Kagiso Rabada scalped four wickets to restrict RCB to 149/8.
It also didn't help that the bowling was a bit wayward, with them having given away 13 extras - four leg byes and nine wides by the time the Panthers had reached 100 for no loss in just nine overs.
The highest 'scorer' for Leake was extras, with 31 including 20 byes, eight leg byes and two wides.
The return of quicker bowlers allowed Matt Pillans to strike two fours and there were also four leg byes as 21 came off the last two overs to leave them on 144 for eight.
He bowled three maidens in seven overs for 13 runs, while Borthwick's introduction, in the 16th, saw the hosts halve the deficit with four byes and four leg byes to fine-leg.
The figures also show that numbers of byes and leg byes have come down (presumably because a lot of the byes are now being given as wides).
Sunil Gavaskar, who was commenting then, said it was strange that the runs will be recorded as leg byes. Naveed's act was a reflection of the UAE's most popular sport, football.
A review of a leg before appeal showed he had hit the ball but the two runs were left as leg byes and not credited to his personal score.
London, Apr.28 ( ANI ): A new low has been achieved in the world of cricket, with a team playing the Cheshire League in England, being bowled out for three runs - two of which were leg byes.
India's total was boosted by 12 byes and 16 leg byes, mostly due to the ball hitting cracks and deviating, and some wayward throwing by the Aussies that sent the ball to the boundary for bonus runs twice.
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.
As in the Attock innings it was extras that came out on top with the 17, including eight leg byes, that took them over the finishing line.