leg theory

noun

Definition of leg theory

: a technique in cricket in which a concentration of fielders is placed on the leg side and the bowling aimed generally at the leg stump to tempt the batsman to make leg hits — compare body-line, off theory

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“Leg theory.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leg%20theory. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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