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I came to know that a batsman can be stumped out off a wide ball but not off a no-ball (Is it correct?)

What are the possibilities to dismiss batsmen, off a noball, a wide ball, a freehit ball and two or three pitched(dead)ball?

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A Batsman can be out Stumped of a No Ball when he is using a Runner. –  user1060 Jan 27 '13 at 12:05
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If a runner is 'stumped', then it is treated as a run-out and not stumped. Also, the use of runners have been banned by ICC from late 2011. –  Orangecrush Jan 27 '13 at 13:16
    
Orangecrush, The Batsman can be stumped of a No Ball if using a runner. If the runner is out of the crease then that would be Run out. ICC uses Laws of Cricket in conjunction with Playing Regulations. The Playing Regulations do not allow runners. –  user1060 Jan 27 '13 at 15:50
    
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Yes, you are right when you say that a batsman can be stumped off a wide but not off a no-ball.

  • No Ball dismissals - handling the ball, hitting the ball twice, obstructing the field and run out.
  • Wide dismissals - handling the ball, hit wicket, obstructing the field, run out and stumped.
  • Freehit dismissals - handling the ball, hitting the ball twice, obstructing the field and run out.

ICC states that,

Ball bouncing more than twice or rolling along the ground

The umpire shall call and signal No ball if a ball which he considers to have been delivered, without having previously touched bat or person of the striker, either

(i) bounces more than twice or

(ii) rolls along the ground

before it reaches the popping crease.

So, in such cases the delivery is considered a no-ball and the same rules of a no-ball apply.

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