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  • n. Alternative capitalization of LBW


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  • Hawk-Eye uses data produced by video cameras to predict whether a ball that has hit the batsman on the pads would have gone on to hit the stumps, the so-called lbw decision which can be among the most contentious in cricket.

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  • Then, when England batted, the closest the home side came to a breakthrough was Ben Hilfenhaus's short-lived "lbw" against Alastair Cook. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Just a few hundred thousand couch potato members of the sports channel pay-per-view community, watching because there wasn't any football yet, or darts or speedway or boxing, getting value for their subscriptions, fat on the sofa in last year's Premier League football jersey, thick as you like, tweeting Bumble to say how much they fancied Lily Allen and googling "lbw" to find out why the man in the motorbike helmet had to go home when the ball only hit him on the leg.

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  • Became an American citizen after being born in Netherlands. lbw

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  • Dwayne Bravo (18) was frustrated into an injudicious heave straight to deep cover and Baugh (15) looked to have been trapped plumb in front by Shahid Afridi's googly before being given lbw to the same bowler despite a clear inside edge.

    Pakistan's Ahmed Shehzad scores century to subdue West Indies

  • The match had moments of controversy, chief among them the decision to give Ian Bell not out lbw on referral.

    'My best one-day knock ever,' says England's Andrew Strauss after tie

  • If a short leg fielder came too close or the umpire looked poised to give her out lbw to one that had straightened a bit, then they were likely to find themselves on the business end of one of these novel approaches.

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  • Even if he wanted to camp out by a railroad station, most of the ones in his state are delapidated. lbw

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  • My quiz team-mate was telling me how caught Marsh bowled Lillee (c Marsh b Lillee, the way it would go down in the scoring books) was the most common form of dismissal in cricket until it was replaced by lbw Akram, writes Tamizhmarai.

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  • Resuming on 34 for one, West Indies had made just one further run before Ramnaresh Sarwan became Sharma's second victim for three when he was lbw.

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