thigh pad

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protective garment consisting of a pad worn over the thighs by football players

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Ambati Rayudu given out in the third ODI when the ball clearly missed the batsman's bat and hit the thigh pad.
Cook failed again to end a run of 24 innings without a century as England took to batting as he missed a ball from Shami down the leg side and it got deflected off his thigh pad and down on to the stumps.
Stuart Broad leaped to Cook's defence and said: "The ball was probably missing leg stump if not just flicking when it caught the thigh pad.
Hashim Amla, the Proteas' most in-form batsman who needed just six run to complete 1000 this year alone, was adjudged caught behind when the ball brushed his thigh pad after scoring four.
Mohammad Hafeez edged a very good ball from Anderson behind, getting faint contact on one that nipped away off the seam, and Kamran Akmal was bowled by Bresnan via a ricochet off the underside of his thigh pad.
Pietersen also had a moment of fortune, almost cannoning a Mahmudulla delivery off his thigh pad and on to leg stump.
Nightwatchman Paul Harris, who has a habit of going across his stumps, was unlucky to be bowled round his legs by Anderson - the ball taking a freak change of direction after clipping the bottom of his thigh pad.
England removed the night-watchman quickly when Paul Harris was bowled via his thigh pad by Anderson.
Shah and Eoin Morgan both produced some eye-catching strokes, but both fell for 23 before Dimitri Mascarenhas (11) was unluckily bowled off his thigh pad by Hopes.
He went lbw to Alan Richardson for 106, although the ball looked as if it hit him high on the thigh pad.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Dwayne Bravo had added 132 for the fifth wicket when Bravo was given out caught behind off a Lee delivery for 45, although television replays showed the ball had clipped Bravo's thigh pad rather than his bat.
Michael Vaughan looks on in dismay as the ball deflects off his thigh pad to break his stumps
However, television replays seemed to show that the ball had just ballooned off his thigh pad to Adams at short leg.
Ian Thomas was given out caught behind, although the left hander patently thought the ball came of the thigh pad.