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Ways of getting out: Bowled

Pakistan's Mohammad Yousuf is bowled by England's James Anderson
The bails must be dislodged for a batsman to be out bowled

As a batsman, it is your duty to protect the stumps.

But if a bowler manages to get a ball through and knock off the bails, the two bits of wood resting at the top of the stumps, then the batsman is out "bowled".

A batsman is still out bowled if they accidentally deflect the ball onto the stumps off their bat or pad.

But you cannot be bowled off a no-ball.





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