leggie

leggie

(ˈlɛɡɪ)
n
1. a leg break
2. a bowler of leg breaks
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The Strikers skipper Travis Head was the first to fell victim to Shah, after he failed to read a top spin by the leggie and was bowled on 13 as he went for the slog sweep.
The leggie legend said a player should play with emotions and not like robots before apologizing to the fans and everyone involved.
It has of ficially been Warne week in Melbourne in the run-up to the fourth Ashes Test and after claiming his 11th five-wicket haul against England in 14 years, the blonde leggie could be satisfied with a job well done.
If, as usual, the ball turns at Wantage Road although England hero Monty Panesar returns to the Northants line-up, the East Midlanders can call upon spinners Jeremy Snape, wily Claude Henderson and young leggie Mansoor Amjad.
It is said that the legendary leggie has dropped out of the game to celebrate Christmas with fiancee Elizabeth Hurley and her family in England, News.com.au reported.
But after irritating umpire Rudi Koertzen with his efforts on the fourth day the blonde leggie may yet have a case to answer for excessive appealing, the same charge that cost Brett Lee 25 percent of his match fee from the Adelaide Test.
Prior, who went on to play in all 11 of England's ODIs in Pakistan and India during the winter, had five make-ups in excess of 70 at Hove in eight National League Two clashes last term, including a whopping 169 against the Bears when clubbing 144 off 135 balls and stumping Ian Bell off supreme leggie Mushtaq Ahmed.
Sydney, Dec 21( ANI ): Australia captain Michael Clarke has defended Nathan Lyon after the off-spinner was subjected to a Twitter taunt from former Test leggie Stuart MacGill, who accused him of bowling too fast in the first Test match in Hobart against Sri Lanka.
And most of the serious amounts of bowling on these hot summer days is going to be done by leggie Danish Kaneria, who we at Essex will be glad to welcome back next year and definitely feel will go on to be a world great.
Slow left armer Ashley Giles was a big success in Pakistan, but leggie Ian Salisbury flopped.
"You need to bowl reasonably quickly through the air as a leggie. I know everyone wants to bowl like Warnie but what if you are six-foot-three tall?
ANIL KUMBLE could not quite bowl India to victory over the Windies in Antigua on Tuesday, but the fast leggie still snared seven victims and spread punters should buy his bowling performance at 52 in the second Test, writes Max Oram.