no ball

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no ball (plural no balls)

  1. (cricket) A ball delivered by a bowler in violation of any of the various laws; the extra run then credited to the batting side; the signal, with an arm outstretched, then made by the umpire.


no ball (third-person singular simple present no balls, present participle no balling, simple past and past participle no balled)

  1. (cricket, of a bowler) To bowl a no ball.
  2. (cricket, of an umpire) To call and signal a no ball.