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An over in cricket consists of 6 legal deliveries. The figures you're referring to (i.e. 3.6 and 7.0), are merely forms of notation intended to record or count the exact number of balls that have been delivered throughout the course of an innings. '2.1', for example, literally means '2 overs and 1 ball delivered', making for a total of 13 legal deliveries. ...
A batsman cannot be out stumped on a no-ball. But they can be run-out on a no-ball. A stumping is a run-out wherein the wicket keeper has possession of a ball the entire time after the ball was delivered, and runs the batsman out.
During international cricket matches who will decide the commentary panel? The broadcaster. Is there any eligibility criteria for that? No. When will they announce the list of commentators for the particular series? When they feel like it.
no , batsman is considered out only when any single or both bails are dislodged completely
No, the wicket-keeper is not required to wear pads. To quote from Law 40.1: The wicket-keeper is the only fielder permitted to wear gloves and external leg guards. (my emphasis) Note that's "permitted" not "required". As for why, that's simple - being hit on the shins by a cricket ball hurts.
Not a boundary - see Law 19.3(a): A boundary shall be scored [...] whenever, while the ball is in play, [...] (i) the ball touches the boundary, or is grounded beyond the boundary. (ii) a fielder with some part of his person in contact with the ball, touches the boundary or has some part of his person grounded beyond the boundary. ...
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