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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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Half that number of wides and no-balls is 3,735, whereas this season the number is already 5,705 in less than half the matches.
He was one of three Pakistani players banned from the game for at least five years for arranging no-balls to order in the notorious Lords Test against England in 2010.
There was a bit of a lack of rhythm - I don't know where the no-balls came from.
Let the third umpire take over calling the no-balls, so they are flagged up immediately, and his colleagues on the field can concentrate on what is going on at the other end.
Sydney, Nov 14( ANI ): Australian captain Michael Clarke has defended umpires protecting themselves with technology after the torment of three wickets being overturned by reviewed no-balls in the first Test.
2011: Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt was jailed for 30 months for his part in a conspiracy to bowl deliberate no-balls against England at Lord's.
Butt, team mates Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer, and agent Mazhar Majeed were accused of contriving deliberate no-balls in return for money.
The perfect example was West Indies' main strike bowler Kemar Roach, who "dismissed" Alastair Cook twice caught behind in his first spell only to discover both were no-balls.
Amir deliberately bowled no-balls against England in the infamous Lord's Test of 2010, with Pakistan team-mates Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif also found guilty of conspiracy to cheat and conspiracy to obtain and accept corrupt payments.
The trio were part of a conspiracy to bowl no-balls at pre-arranged times during a test match against England at Lord's in August 2010.
The ICC suspension was handed down last February relating to no-balls bowled in the Lord's Test against England in August 2010.
THREE international cricketers conspire to deliberately bowl a small number of no-balls during a one-day international.