What is the duty of leg umpire in cricket?
More and more these days, however, the 3rd umpire (Who isn't on the pitch, and is the person who uses technology to review decisions for the on pitch umpires.) is used for this decision for more reliable results.
^this is the crease.
* Here is the 'leg umpire'.
The person who you are thinking of would be the umpire standing at the non strikers end. They stand about one meter or so inline with the stumps as to give them the best view of the batsmen's stance in relation to the stumps and the keeper. This gives them the best possible chance of making the correct decision when it comes to an lbw or caught behind appeal. There are many other officials who…
In cricket, an umpire (from the Old French nompere meaning not a peer, i.e. not a member of one of the teams, impartial) is a person who has the authority to make judgements on the cricket field, according to the laws of cricket. Besides making decisions about legality of delivery, appeals for wickets and general conduct of the game in a legal manner, the umpire also keeps a record of the deliveries and announces the…
An umpire in cricket is the person who has the authority to make judgements on the cricket field according to the 'Laws of Cricket' He settles disputes on fields He makes decisions about the legality of a delivery or a run Considers appeals and is the sole person who can declare a batsman out He keeps records of deliveries He announces the end of an over