leg before wicket


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leg before wicket

Cricket a manner of dismissal on the grounds that a batsman has been struck on the leg by a bowled ball that otherwise would have hit the wicket
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It was due reward for the Hampshire leg spinner, who endured the heartbreak of having a leg before wicket review rubbed out for a borderline no-ball when Khawaja was on 132 earlier in the day.
Ross Taylor became Mathews's third victim when trapped leg before wicket for three.
Pietersen was joined at the pavilion by Cook after Jackson Bird caught the skipper leg before wicket after just clinching a half century.
are 62 for the loss of opening batsman Shabir Noor who was trapped leg before wicket by SF Burger for eight runs.
Broad ended a first-wicket stand of 84 by trapping Shane Watson (left) leg before wicket to get things rolling.
There was just a glimmer of hope on the third morning when Allenby and Mark Wallace took their sixth-wicket stand to 114 but there was little to come when Worcestershire won three leg before wicket decisions in 10 balls.
With the score on 17 Alex Lees was trapped leg before wicket by Luke Fletcher.
England stuttered in reply, Ian Bell trapped leg before wicket for 12 with Cook out for 20, but Eoin Morgan (73) and Jonathan Trott (71) steadied the ship and eased England to victory, with Samit Patel hitting the winning run.
The 21-year-old reached the landmark in his 31st game when he had Nick Compton leg before wicket sweeping for 22.
But in four hours, wicketkeeper Will made an unbeaten 173 and bowler Harry added 73 before he was out leg before wicket.
Khan trapped Dinesh Chandimal leg before wicket for 8 and two balls later he clean bowled leading batsman Kumar Sangakkara without scoring off a delivery that nipped back sharply.
That surge was spearheaded by Napier, who struck three sixes in an over against spinner Tom Smith before falling leg before wicket to McLaren for 23 in the next over.