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How to Get Out in Cricket

There are 10 ways that you can get out. But the question is, do you know them all?
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Quiz by Akasnah
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Last updated: March 19, 2020
First submittedJanuary 6, 2013
Times taken9,645
Rating4.42
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Common
Law
Way to Get Out
32
Bowled
33
Caught
36
Leg before wicket
38
Run out
39
Stumped
Uncommon
Law
Way to Get Out
25.4
Retired
34
Hit the ball twice
35
Hit wicket
37
Obstructing the field
40
Timed out
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Level 51
Jan 26, 2014
forgot timed
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Level 20
Feb 1, 2014
i agree, handling should be allowed, missed hit wicket though!
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Level 14
Mar 13, 2014
Thank you for all your comments regarding me adding words such as Handling in the options. The change has now been made :)
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Level 74
Oct 31, 2014
This should be a featured quiz. Thanks for making this one.
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Level 46
Feb 2, 2015
what about retired out?
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Level 21
May 11, 2016
You're not out when you retire. If you were, it would affect your batting average. It comes up as a not out, retired.
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Level 18
Mar 30, 2018
Retired out is when you retire with telling the umpire so you're actually out. You cannot come back in.
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Level 73
Mar 23, 2020
If you retire hurt, you're not out, and can return later in the innings, if able. If you say, "That'll do for me, I'm off," you're out.
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Level 28
Oct 17, 2018
it should not be because you can still come back
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Level 38
Dec 24, 2018
Retired out is a thing in the rules - and it should be included. Basically you retire without permission from the umpires (who only give permission for injury) and the opposing captain. It's happened in international cricket. It is semi-common for unofficial warm-up games to have lots of retired not-outs, but that's because the opposition captain allows it.
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Level 68
Mar 11, 2020
Not sure I agree on retired. The other nine are all methods whereby the other team get you out, or force you into making a mistake that gets you out. Retired is something you do voluntarily. It shouldn’t be included IMO.
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Level 73
Mar 15, 2020
There is a difference between retired hurt and retired out. Law 25 clearly states this difference https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retired_(cricket)
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Level 64
Mar 23, 2020
@Algernon - how does an opponent make you "time out"?
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Level 7
Jan 30, 2016
good quiz
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Level 70
Nov 12, 2016
Should be a featured quiz
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Level 51
Nov 30, 2019
Forgot timed dammit
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Level 73
Mar 11, 2020
Nice! Now we have 3 cricket featured quizzes on this site, slightly behind baseball.
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Level 70
Mar 12, 2020
And I did just as well on this quiz as I do on the Baseball quizzes! 0%! ...Why do I even bother?
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Level 78
Mar 11, 2020
Good quiz. Could you add the statistics of the percentage of people that have gotten out by each method at test level please.
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Level 73
Mar 15, 2020
I'll start: Timed out - 0%. Pretty sure "retired out" is a zero, and don't think there's been a hit the ball twice either ;-).
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Level 58
Mar 23, 2020
Two Sri Lankans were retired out in the same test, but they're the only two. cricinfo has a list of unusual dismissals.
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Level 73
Mar 24, 2020
good call :-)
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Level 77
Mar 12, 2020
What about Mankading? Or does that count as a runout?
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Level 68
Mar 12, 2020
It is run out.
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Level 68
Mar 12, 2020
Could not get 'Timed out'....... tried 'out of time'....... slow to wicket ........... non appearance at wicket ..... etc. etc.
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Level 73
Mar 15, 2020
handled the ball needs to be there - it is different from obstructing the field (which comes up when you type handled). Also "hit" shouldn't really bring up hit the ball twice (when I was typing it in for hit wicket). Don't think retired out should *really* be there. Unless the laws have changed recently, it's not one of the 10 ways of getting out
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Level 69
Mar 23, 2020
Not anymore, it isn't. They made 'handling the ball' and 'obstructing the field' part of the same law.
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Level 73
Mar 24, 2020
What what what???!!! Scandal! Don't f--k with the laws, man!
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Level 84
Mar 19, 2020
Handle/handled/handling the ball are not currently (but should be) accepted.
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Level ∞
Mar 19, 2020
Handle/handled would have worked. Handling will work now.
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Level 56
Mar 23, 2020
Handle and handled did not work for me
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Level 70
Mar 23, 2020
As an American, this quiz was mainly me taking what little I know about cricket and trying to guess what they call things. Only got 4/10, but could have guessed 2 or 3 more if I could have figured out the proper terms.
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Level 61
Mar 23, 2020
Oh dear, thought I was into cricket, yet forgot to say "Run out". dear me, better finish my coffee. But also didn't get "hit wicket", even having said "Hit stumps" - should have persevered with finding the precise words I guess.
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Level 69
Mar 23, 2020
How about when you step on your wicket?
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Level 57
Mar 23, 2020
i think that is hit wicket
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Level 67
Mar 23, 2020
Good quiz, but could you accept ran out for run out, as I missed that one because of tensing in grammar ;)
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Level 75
Mar 23, 2020
Blind guessing got me 2 of 10. But good grief, I think I know more about 13th century Baltic mail delivery systems than cricket. Had a friend explain it to me once, but my "dumb" button just seems to get stuck in the "ON" position.

I do love watching highlights of some of the spectacular catches, though.
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Level 78
Mar 23, 2020
given how long these games go on I tried death from old age and boredom. those didn't get me any.
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Level 73
Mar 23, 2020
Ha blooming ha. Twonk.
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Level 62
Mar 27, 2020
I actually own the wicket that Ian Botham knocked the bails from during one of the most unusual dismissals in history. Worth a listen to the commentary. Beefy just couldn't get his leg over. It's all signed by Aggers, Beefy and Johnners. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/for-the-love-of-laughter-a7187771.html