How to use no ball in a sentence
I suppose I must have explained a stymie or a no-ball very cleverly once.
“Sixty up,” said Ellerby, in the pavilion, as the umpire signalled another no-ball.Mike | P. G. Wodehouse
The batsman may be “run out” in attempting a run off a “no-ball,” but cannot be put out off it in any other way.
Why not make it a no-ball every time unless the bowler has both feet in the air at the moment when the ball leaves his hand?
If we are to be in the swim we shall have to reconsider our no-ball rule.
British Dictionary definitions for no-ball
cricket an illegal ball, as for overstepping the crease, throwing, etc, for which the batting side scores a run, and from which the batsman can be out only by being run out
rounders an illegal ball, esp one bowled too high or too low
cricket rounders a call by the umpire indicating a no-ball
(tr) cricket (of an umpire)
to declare (a bowler) to have bowled a no-ball
to declare (a delivery) to be a no-ball
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