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no-ball

1. Cricket an illegal ball, as for overstepping the crease, throwing, etc., for which the batting side scores a run, and from which the batsman can be out only by being run out
2. Rounders an illegal ball, esp one bowled too high or too low
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He added: "I have to hold my hand up for the no-ball which is unacceptable, certainly in these conditions.
Wickets taken away because of no-balls are a modern phenomenon, in the era of instant availability of video replay to the third umpire, and Broad acknowledges England need to break a costly habit.
Both batsmen were lucky to reach three figures after being reprieved by no-balls even as Bangladesh struggled to overcome the loss of strike bowler Shahadat Hossain in the days first over.
It was an obvious no-ball, but people make mistakes," he said.
There was still a possibility of a reprieve as the umpires checked whether the full toss was above waist height, which would have meant another no-ball, before confirming the dismissal.
ALASTAIR COOK was twice caught off no-balls at Trent Bridge to boost his reputation as England's lucky batsman.
Pictures captured by a hidden camera appeared to show Sudhindra agreeing to bowl a no-ball with his second delivery of the game.
It is also used to be sure whether a bowler has over-stepped the crease, and therefore bowled a no-ball.
18 -- According to a section of the Sri Lankan media, Tillakaratne Dilshan instructed Suraj Randiv to bowl a no-ball in order to deny Virender Sehwag a century.
The opener had scored 41 when he stepped out of his crease after playing a no-ball from Ojha and Vijay flicked the ball back to wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who broke the stumps with Dilshan's bat in the air.
Luke Wright tried to rescue the situation with 38 off 27 balls, including a six and four fours, before he was run out by wicketkeeper Tim Paine off a Brett Lee no-ball.