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Other than a run out, is there a way in cricket where a player is but the team gets a run? I'm asking this as I once saw "W+1" on a scoresheet and wondered how that was possible.

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As you've noted, the most common way for this to occur is a run out while attempting a second (or later) run, but there are a number of other ways:

  • A batsman being out stumped or hit wicket from a wide ball - see clause 16. For a recent example of a stumping from a wide, see India vs Bangladesh in the 2016 World T20:

    9.3 Raina to Sabbir Rahman, 1 wide, OUT, oooh, Dhoni goes up for a stumping and he is very quick with those.

  • A batsman being out handled the ball, hit the ball twice or obstructing the field from a no ball - see clause 24.
  • A batsman being out hit the ball twice or obstructing the field after having completed a run. (Hit the ball twice is even more unlikely than most of these as it cannot happen after a fielder touches the ball, but I think it could happen in some very convoluted circumstances).
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  • Thanks, Ill look out for these happenings in the future. can only remember one, which is the incident with ben stokes but seeing as they hadn't run it was just a wicket – Beastly Gerbil Mar 24 '16 at 16:29

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