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  1. In the sport of cricket, a dismissal occurs when the batsman is out (also known as the fielding side taking a wicket and/or the batting side losing a wicket)

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 24, 2008
  2. At this point a batsman must discontinue batting and leave the field permanently for the innings

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 24, 2008
  3. A batsman can only be given out by the umpire after an appeal has been made by the fielding side, unless the batsman gives himself out by leaving the field voluntarily (known as 'walking')

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 24, 2008
  4. A recent example of this was in the 2007 Lord's test match between England and India when Kevin Pietersen was initially given out caught behind, but was recalled when television replays showed that the ball had bounced before being taken by Mahendra

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 24, 2008
  5. If the umpire believes he has incorrectly dismissed a batsman, he may recall him to the crease if he has not already left the field of play

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