run-out

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run-out

1. Cricket dismissal of a batsman by running him out
2. Mechanical engineering an imperfection of a rotating component so that not all parts revolve about their intended axes relative to each other
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Those 13 matches have included fixtures against some of the best teams in the world and Ireland look a fair price at 11-8 to lose most wickets to run-outs.
He said: "In this competition a couple of bad overs with the ball or a couple of run-outs are the difference and we did both against Leicestershire.
Blackpool scored only 74-9 in 30 overs, thanks to some keen fielding which produced three run-outs and wickets from Jayne Almond (2-18)and Alex Miller (3-12).
Vialli gave 45-minute run-outs to new signings Ramon Vega and Stephen Hughes, but it was Helgusson who opened the scoring in the 22nd minute with a diving header.
Hemingford were making a fight of it at 90 for two with four overs remaining, but a flurry of good bowling and four dramatic run-outs ensured the Olton win with eight balls to spare.
The home side also shone in the field with five run-outs ensuring the Lions went level on points with their opponents at the top of Division One.
Steve Futcher returns to the reckoning after illness while Mick Jones, Andy Jones and Matthew Cross, who have been on the substitutes' bench recently, will be given run-outs.
At Chelmsford, four run-outs proved costly for Derbyshire, who lost by six runs to Essex.
They did the hard part earlier when restricting the tourists to 249 for six on a pitch just made for runs - their fielding and throwing bringing four run-outs.
And Sri Lanka would have got close to their target had they not suffered two needless run-outs to big-hitting openers Sanath Jayasuriya and Romesh Kaluwitharana.
Yet umpires are not allowed to use the technology except for judging run-outs and boundaries.
England's fielding was superb and resulted in three run-outs, with only Linda Olivier - who made 52 off 119 balls - showing any real resistance.