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Illuminated bails: a new threat to batsmen (©GettyImages).

Top 5: Ridiculous run-outs (1)

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Cricket is a game of tact and skill, pitting wits against one another as batsman and bowlers try to out-think their opponents to seize a sizeable edge in a match.

However, that strategy is cast into irrelevance when silly dismissals or runs are given away.

One example of this is when the batting team are running between the wickets.

What should be an easy task is occasionally complicated, with generally comical results.

Rising run rates tend to contribute to these downfalls, yet the Test format isn’t safe from playing host to these mix-ups either.

With that in mind, here is a tribute to some of the most ridiculous run-outs in recent International cricket history, making club cricketers all around the world feel more useful when they see their heroes also slipping up.

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