Definition of leg bye in English:

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leg bye

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noun

Cricket
A run scored from a ball that has touched part of the batsman’s body (apart from the hand) without touching the bat, the batsman having made an attempt to hit it: victory was clinched by two leg byes
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  • Nevertheless, six runs were still required from the last over, in which a leg bye from ball five saw Kelfield victorious.
  • Byes will be scored as extras, however leg byes will not be counted as extras.
  • And in cricket, leg byes aren't awarded if you were not playing a shot.
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