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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 was controversially no-balled in Australia in the 1995 Boxing Day Test against the hosts and again by umpire Ross Emerson during a One-day series the following year.
The Proteas then suffered another setback just before stumps when Cowan (49 not out) gloved behind off Morne Morkel, only to be given a let off when a review showed the South African quick had no-balled by millimeters.
Rules or no rules, jockeys will continue to receive bans -- but don't football players still get red-carded and bowlers no-balled. I don't think there is anything wrong with rules, new or old, it just calls for flexibility, on both sides.
It's like a bowler constantly over-stepping the mark, except they get no-balled, and concede a run.
Forget standing-up to Ponting's hysterionics - very few, if any, would have had the courage to set a precedent and ask for a check on whether Mitchell Johnson no-balled in 'dismissing' Matt Prior.
After twice being no-balled in Tests in Australia for throwing, his action was cleared by the International Cricket Council in 1996 following biochemical analysis.
The only black mark for Yorkshire was a three-point penalty imposed on bowler Steven Patterson who had to be taken out of the attack in his final over after being no-balled twice for head-high bouncers.
Muralitharan, who was no-balled for chucking at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in 2005, and had regularly been subjected to barracking by Australian fans, was eager to experience being a crowd favourite at the 100,000-capacity ground.
In a match of fluctuating fortunes, Yorkshire saw a fifth consecutive victory slip away as Darren Gough was no-balled in the penultimate over by umpire Allan Jones because they had insufgcient fieldsmen inside the circle.
But Harmison failed to claim a wicket in a six over spell that cost him 48 runs and saw him no-balled for overstepping on half-a-dozen occasions.
After he controversially no-balled Muttiah Muralitharan for throwing in a Test match in 1995, Hair was not appointed to stand in any Test match involving Sri Lanka until 2003.
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