thigh pad


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Noun1.thigh pad - protective garment consisting of a pad worn over the thighs by football players
protective garment - clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
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First with the big wicket of Warner, caught behind to a healthy edge, then Matthew Wade was unlucky to see the ball roll back on to his stumps after it hit his thigh pad.
Archer, of course, and boy did he deliver, first with the big wicket of Warner, caught behind to a healthy edge, and then Matthew Wade was a little unlucky to see the ball roll back on to his stumps after it hit his thigh pad.
Australia's next two bagged ducks as England made it three wickets for three runs, Travis Head was unpicked by a sumptuous Broad delivery and Matthew Wade bowled by Archer via thigh pad and glove.
Archer thudded another into Harris's thigh pad and with his last ball of the over was flicked for the first runs of the day off a ball that strayed on leg stump.
Tightening his line and coaxing some sharp inward movement off the pitch, the 24-yearold thumped Bancroft just under the thigh pad and persuaded umpire Aleem Dar to award the lbw.
Archer took his first wicket in his fifth over, thumping Cameron Bancroft just under the thigh pad and persuaded umpire Aleem Dar to award the lbw.
Tightening his line and coaxing some sharp inward movement off the pitch, the 24-year-old thumped Bancroft just under the thigh pad and persuaded umpire Aleem Dar to award the lbw.
Ed Barnard and Ross Whiteley survived for 15 overs but with three remaining Hogan returned to bowl Whiteley for 17, the ball deflecting from the batsman's thigh pad.
In the end he was bowled in ugly, if unfortunate, fashion after Alzarri Joseph's delivery took a detour off his thigh pad. He averages a fraction more than Burns from his 17 caps but does not currently have the confidence or tempo to continue at this level.
The bowler appeared largely disinterested but the entire cordon felt differently and DRS showed a hint of glove before a heavier touch off the thigh pad.
A successful review by South Africa showed a faint inside edge onto Masoodacutes thigh pad before the ball carried through to wicketkeeper De Kock.
Shan Masood, playing in place of Haris Sohail, who suffered a knee injury during the pre-match warm-up, looked competent in scoring 19 before being bowled off his thigh pad by Olivier, who followed up by getting Asad Shafiq leg before for seven.