Is there any rule which states that leg before wicket is not a violation when the batsman is 2.5 meters from the stumps? I have read the rule about the lbw but there is nothing stating that.
But there is an instance in World Cup 2011 in a match of India where I saw that because the batsman's distance from stumps was more than 2.5 meters, he was given not out.
So if that's the rule why it is not written somewhere? And is there any marking on the pitch so that the umpire can know that batman is out 2.5 m from the stumps?