How to Pronounce LBW?

Correct pronunciation for the word "LBW" is [ˌɛlbˌiːdˈʌbə͡ljˌuː], [ˌɛlbˌiːdˈʌbə‍ljˌuː], [ˌɛ_l_b_ˌiː_d_ˈʌ_b_əl_j_ˌuː].

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"LBW" in context

LBW, known as Leg Before Wicket, is a type of dismissal in the sport of cricket. It is given when a batsman is adjudged to have been out, if their wicket is hit by the ball before it has touched any other part of the batsman's body. LBW is one of the most controversial rules in cricket and has been a source of various debates over the course of its history.

LBW occurs when a delivery from the bowler hits the batsman's pads before it has hit any other part of their body.

Usage over time for LBW:

This graph shows how "LBW" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

4 words made out of letters LBW

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