Meaning of “leg before wicket” in the English Dictionary

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"leg before wicket" in British English

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leg before wicket

abbreviation lbw

in the game of cricket, the situation in which your time as the person trying to hit the ball is ended because the ball has hit your leg when it should not have

(Definition of “leg before wicket” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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