not out

Definitions

Cricket

  • adjective (of a batsman) remaining undismissed, e.g. after the fielding side has made an appeal or after the end or declaration of his side’s innings
    Citation ‘In a series of intercolonial matches in Jamaica, George [Headley] made, out of 356, 203 not out; out of 151 for five, 57 not out; out of 456, 79 retired hurt’ (James 1963)
    Citation ‘Bird consulted with Don Oslear, who had no hesitation in giving me not out’ (Brearley 1982)
    Citation ‘When either batsman is dismissed … the not out batsman shall return to his original end’ (Law 18 §9)
  • adverb (of a batsman) remaining undismissed, e.g. after the fielding side has made an appeal or after the end or declaration of his side’s innings
    Citation ‘In a series of intercolonial matches in Jamaica, George [Headley] made, out of 356, 203 not out; out of 151 for five, 57 not out; out of 456, 79 retired hurt’ (James 1963)
    Citation ‘Bird consulted with Don Oslear, who had no hesitation in giving me not out’ (Brearley 1982)
    Citation ‘When either batsman is dismissed … the not out batsman shall return to his original end’ (Law 18 §9)
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