- Bowled = ball is bowled and hits batsman's wickets (if at least one bail is removed by the ball)
- Caught = ball is hit and caught (like a fly ball in baseball)
- Leg Before Wicket (LBW) = when the ball hits the batsman before hitting the bat
- Stumped = the wicket-keeper puts down the wicket while the batsman is out of his ground, receiving a delivery, and not attempting a run.
- Run out = no part of the batsman's bat or body is grounded while the ball is in play and the wicket is fairly put down
- Hit Wicket = when the batsman knocks down his own wicket while the ball is in play
- Handled the Ball = batsman touches the ball with the hand that does not handle the bat
- Timed Out = the next batsman must be ready to bat within 3 minutes of the previous batsman
- Hit the Ball Twice = within one bowl
- Obstructing the Field = the batsman obstructs the opposition with word or action
The ways in which a batsman can be out in a game of cricket are described in laws 30 to 39 of International Cricket Council. These Include:
Bowled: A batsman is out if his wicket is put down by a ball delivered by the bowler without touching another player or umpire before doing so.
- Bowled: wicket is put down by a ball delivered by the bowler. It is irrelevant whether the ball has touched the bat, glove, or any part of the batsman before going on to put down the wicket, though it may not touch another player or an umpire before doing so.
- Timed out: After one batsman is out, the next batsman must be ready to face the ball within three minutes of the outgoing batsman.
- Caught: Ball hits the bat or hand holding the bat and is then caught by the opposition within the field of play before the ball bounces.
- Handling the ball: A batsman wilfully handles the ball with a hand that is not not touching the bat without the consent of the opposition.
- Hitting the ball twice: A batsman hits the ball twice, other than for the sole purpose of protecting his or her wicket, or with the consent of the opposition.
- Hit wicket:After a bowler has entered the delivery stride and while the ball is in play, a batsman puts his wicket down by his bat or body.
- Leg before wicket (LBW): The ball hits the batsman without first hitting the bat, but wold have hit the wicket if batsman was not there, and the ball does not pitch on the leg side of the wicket.
- Obstructing the field: A batsman wilfully obstructs the opposition by word or action.
- Run out: A wicket is fairly put down by the opposition at any time while the ball is in play, and no part of bat or person of the batsman is grounded behind the popping crease.
- Stumped: Wicketkeeper puts down the wicket, while the batsman is out of his or her crease and not attempting run.