Hawk-Eye

Definition

Cricket

  • noun a computerised system used for tracking the trajectory of a bowled ball, which can indicate whether a ball would have hit the stumps if it had not been hit or otherwise stopped by the batsman
    Citation ‘Langer … wasn’t alone in looking askance at Rudi Koertzen’s lbw decision yesterday, Hawk-Eye suggesting that the stumps would merely have sustained a slight graze’ (Haigh 2005, p76)
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