leg-before, leg-before-wicket

Definition

Cricket

  • adverb
    Same as lbw
    Citation ‘Walsh pitched a fullish length and Ramprakash, with a shot that was neither attack nor defence, misread the line and was horribly leg-before’ (Mike Selvey, Guardian 18 March 1994)
    Citation ‘Kapil had also earned his 400th Test scalp in the Perth Test when he trapped mark Taylor Leg Before’ (Purandare 2005)
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