Cricket Scenarios: Out or Not Out?

In the following scenarios, can you correctly determine whether the striker is (o)ut or (n)ot out?

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The batsman misses the ball whilst standing on, but not behind, the popping crease; the ball rebounds off the wicket-keeper's pads and takes out leg stump.
On a fair delivery, the striker swings at the ball and edges it into the short leg fielder's helmet; it glances off the helmet and is caught by the keeper.
A fair delivery ricochets from the batsman's foot (hit on the full) to his knee; impact was in-line both times, but only the strike on the knee would've gone on to hit the wicket.
Having charged down the wicket but missed the ball, the batsman makes a desperate lunge into his crease; he averts the stumping, but breaks the wicket with his bat in the process.
A left-arm bowler bowls right-armed without telling the umpire; the delivery pitches outside off, strikes the batsman's pads in line with the wicket and would have hit the stumps.
With three fielders behind square on the leg side, the striker makes poor contact with the ball, and then, frustrated with his shot, kicks the ball away.
The delivery is called wide, and the batsman neither attempts a run nor makes his ground as the ball rebounds from the keeper's helmet onto his stumps; he then makes his ground.
A fast bowler delivers a bouncer; realising he cannot get out of the way in time, the batsman defends himself from injury by blocking the ball with the hand not holding the bat.
Midway through his run-up, the bowler sees the striker out of his ground attempting a run, so throws to the keeper, who knocks over a stump before the batsman can make his ground.
The umpire miscounts, and allows a 7th ball to be delivered; the bowler's fair delivery knocks over middle stump.
A fair delivery is hit straight at a fielder who, cap in hand, is mopping his brow; seeing the ball come at him, he holds out his cap and it lands directly in it.
A ball which would've gone on to hit the wickets bounces twice outside off stump before striking the batsman's shin in line with the wicket.
A fair delivery pitches outside leg stump, strikes the batsman's foot directly in line with the stumps, and would have gone on to hit the wicket.
Just in from the rope, a fielder taps the ball into the air before stepping over the boundary, and a teammate who is inside the boundary completes the catch. The delivery is fair.
The batsman edges a fair delivery, and the wicket-keeper tries to catch it; instead, it lodges in his pads.
In his delivery stride, the bowler accidentally kicks the bail from the non-striker's wicket; the striker, unperturbed, plays a shot which is caught at cover.
The bowler fairly delivers a slower ball which the batsman misses; it strikes the off stump, and the bail slips from the top of off, but remains on top of middle stump.
The ball (a fair delivery, pitching outside off) strikes the batsman outside the line of off stump as he makes no attempt to play it. The ball would've gone on to hit the stumps.
On a fair delivery, the batsman successfully plays his shot into a gap, and sets off for a run, dislodging a bail with his foot as he does so.
Following the fall of a wicket, the new batsman comes to the crease, but, 5 minutes later, is still not ready to face the next delivery.
After the striker hits a ball high in the air, and a fielder positions himself to catch the ball, the non-striker shouts an obscenity which distracts the fielder, who drops it.
Well out of his ground, the striker can only watch as the wicket-keeper breaks the wicket with the upper arm of the hand in which he holds the ball.
Having blocked a fair delivery, the batsman realises that the ball is bouncing towards his stumps, and so he prevents it from doing so by tapping the ball away with his bat.
The striker dives to make his ground; when the bails are fairly dislodged, his body is not behind the crease, but a glove he holds in one hand has a finger across the crease line.
The striker dives to ground his bat behind the popping crease following a run; his bat makes the ground, but bounces up such that it is not grounded when the ball hits the stumps.

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