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dave wrote at 2009-05-11 10:15:20
Part of the A, B, C listings here is incorrect. For the batsman to be out LBW the ball, if it pitches, must pitch in line with the wicket or outside off stump; must hit the batsman in line with the wicket (or outside the line of off stump if not making a genuine attempt to play the ball).

peter wrote at 2012-11-12 04:22:31
I am concerned that point C. made by Deepak suggests that if the delivery pitches outside off stump and a shot is attempted, he cannot be given out, but that is not true. If the delivery pitches outside off stump, and hits the batsman in line with the stumps, and would have continued on to hit the stumps, he can be given OUT.


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Deepak Shah


Any thing on the game of cricket, please ask. I am Level 2 Accredited Cricket Coach (Cricket Australia). Any queries on technical aspects of the game are welcome. Currently Australian citizen living in Newcastle, Australia.


I have played Club cricket at the highest level in Baroda, Ahmedabad (equivalent to 1st grade) for more than 20 years as wicket keeper/Opening Batsman. I have coached Junior Club cricketers for 5 years in Australia. At 50 I still play grade cricket in Newcastle, Australia and keep wickets (struggle a bit now).

1. Life Member, Baroda Cricket Association, India
2. Level 2 Cricket Coach from Cricket Australia

Ph.D. (Microbiology) from India

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