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  • n. Plural form of LBW.


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  • DRS: A range of technologies, including slow-motion replays, ball-tracking to resolve LBWs, and infrared cameras that show where the ball hit the batsman or his equipment, to which teams can refer contentious decisions.

    Cricket Commentary Veers off Target

  • During the current India-Australia series, commentator Ian Chappell has argued that if a batsman isn't playing a shot, LBWs should be given out even if the ball is not necessarily hitting the stumps how far they're allowed to miss by, alas, he didn't specify, and that in those circumstances the batsman shouldn't have the right of appeal under the DRS.

    Cricket Commentary Veers off Target

  • In the 19th century, LBWs made up fewer than 5% of dismissals, but in the 21st century they account for more than 17%, an all-time high.

    Swann on Song for England

  • Maybe Marsh thought referrals only applied to LBWs?? | Top Stories

  • To avoid wrong decisions, Please give LBWs decisions to third umpires.

    Cricket Blog

  • While in football, for example, the rules of the game have remained pretty much the same across time, in cricket, covered tracks, the introduction of the front foot rule for LBWs, varied formats of variable length involving a completely different set of skills, numerous forms of protective gear and introduction of technology have resulted in fundamental transformations in the nature of the game.

    The Times of India

  • Well, but the human eye in case of LBWs is also predictive, isn't it?

    Cricket Web - Latest News

  • Ball tracking technology revealed it was one of the most plumb LBWs in Test cricket history.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • India will need a first-innings lead as this pitch is looking like breaking apart and the Aussie pacemen will fancy a few LBWs on the final day.

    BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition


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