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Can a batsman be run out after an umpire signals over? My friend was batting outside the crease, and the ball went to a fielder. He was not taking a run. The umpire called Over and my friend went to talk to the non-striker at his end. The the bails came off. Is this Out, or Dead Ball or what?

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The meaning of the dead ball is no further actions can be performed after the ball is declared as dead. That means neither batsmen can run nor fielders can run-out them.

See Dead ball - Wikipedia

In cricket, a dead ball is a particular state of play in which the players may not perform any of the active aspects of the game.[2] In other words, batsmen may not score runs and fielders may not attempt to get batsmen out.

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I don't think you can get run out after the umpire signals over. When the umpire signals over, the six deliveries are all finished, and there is no further play.

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