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- adv. Describing the way of getting out in which the ball would have hit the batsman's wicket, but hits the batsman's legs or more rarely another part of the batsman's body without first hitting the bat or a hand holding the bat.
- n. An instance of a batsman being out due to the leg before wicket law.
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The captain, Alviro Petersen, was out for a duck to the fifth ball of the innings to Kartik's slow left-armers – caught at extra cover – and Gareth Rees was trapped leg before wicket by Waller at the start of the sixth after smashing 34 from 20 balls including two sixes.