23 BYE AND LEG BYE
If the ball, delivered by the bowler, not being a Wide, passes the striker without touching his bat or person, any runs completed by the batsmen from that delivery, or a boundary allowance, shall be credited as Byes to the batting side. Additionally, if the delivery is a Noball, the one run penalty for such a delivery shall be incurred.23.2 Leg byes
23.2.1 If a ball delivered by the bowler first strikes the person of the striker, runs shall be scored only if the umpire is satisfied that the striker has either attempted to play the ball with the bator tried to avoid being hit by the ball.
23.2.2 If the umpire is satisfied that either of these conditions has been met runs shall be scored as follows.
18.104.22.168 If there is either no subsequent contact with the striker’s bat or person, or only inadvertent contact with the striker’s bat or person
any runs completed by the batsmen or a boundary allowance shall be credited to the striker in the case of subsequent contact with his bat but otherwise to the batting side as in clause 23.2.3.
22.214.171.124 If the striker wilfully makes a lawful second strike, clause 34.3 (Balllawfully struck more than once) and clause 34.4 (Runs permitted from ball lawfully struckmore than once) shall apply.
23.2.3 The runs in clause 126.96.36.199, unless credited to the striker, shall be scored as Leg byes.
Additionally, if the delivery is a No ball, the one run penalty for the No ball shall beincurred.
23.3 Leg byes not to be awarded
If in the circumstance of clause 23.2.1 the umpire considers that neither of the conditions thereinhas been met, then Leg byes shall not be awarded.
If the ball does not become dead for any other reason, the umpire shall call and signalDead ball as soon as the ball reaches the boundary or at the completion of the first run.
The umpire shall then:
- disallow all runs to the batting side;- return any not out batsman to his original end;- signal No ball to the scorers if applicable;- award any 5-run Penalty that is applicable except for Penalty runs under clause 28.3 (Protective helmets belonging to the fielding side).