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Match Settings FAQ

 How do I find/select a Competition?

a. If you are not already logged in:

    • Log in.
    • Select a Site.
    • Select a Competition.
b. If you are already logged in, and you are scoring a Match but you'd like to select a different Competition, you can press the < button to return to the Matches screen, then proceed to (c) below

c. If you are already logged in, and you are on the Matches page, click on the Play-Cricket tab and above it you can click on the Competition link.

 

 How do I find/select a Match?

Log into Play-Cricket and select a site. From there you can see a list of upcoming Matches that you can select from.

To receive the latest list of Matches available to score, click the download icon to download the latest Matches.

 How do I download a Match?

If you are already logged in, and you are on the Matches page, click on the Play-Cricket tab and above it you can click on the download icon in the app header.

 How do I set up the Team lists?

a. Before scoring a match

  • Log into Play-Cricket and select a site. From there you can see a list of upcoming Matches that you can select from.
  • On the Play-Cricket tab, select a Match by clicking on the Match information.
  • After entering in the Match Settings, the Team lists for both teams in the Match can be selected/entered.

b. During match scoring, the Team list can be edited by going into Team Selection on the app header.

 How do I submit a partially scored match?

You can sync the scores at any time during a partially scored match.

Click the Sync icon on the app header.

 What are Other Games?

Other Games are games setup up by the end-user and stored locally. These games are not synced to Play-Cricket.

Use the Other Games mode to preview the app's scoring features and get familiar with the Play-Cricket Scorer layout. 

 How do I set my default match settings?

Log into Play-Cricket and select a site. You'll be presented with the Matches screen.

 Select the cog icon to set your default match settings.

 

 How do I set the Score Format?

From the Default Match Settings page, select Score Format and select the desired format (e.g. 4/378, or 378/4).

 How do I set the Overs per Innings?

From the Default Match Settings page, select ‘Overs per innings’ and scroll to select the desired number.

 How do I set the maximum overs per bowler?

From the Default Match Settings page, select ‘Max overs per bowler’ and scroll to select the desired number.

 How do I set the balls per over?

From the Default Match Settings page, find ‘Balls per over’ and change the number by selecting (-) or (+).

 How do I set the value of a Wide?

From the Default Match Settings page, find ‘Wide value’ and change the number by selecting (-) or (+).

 How do I set the value of a No Ball?

From the Default Match Settings page, find ‘No ball value’ and change the number by selecting (-) or (+).

 How do I remove the need to confirm each ball?

From the Default Match Settings page, find ‘Confirm balls’ and use the toggle switch to select your preference.

 How do I set whether no balls and wides are re-bowled?

From the Default Match Settings page, find ‘Re-bowl no balls and wides’ and use the toggle switch to select your preference.

 How do I set the Pairs cricket settings?

From the Default Match Settings page, and select ‘Pairs cricket’.

 How do I set the Pairs cricket Overs per pair?

From the Default Match Settings page, find ‘Overs per pair’ and change the number by selecting (-) or (+).

 How do I set the Pairs cricket Starting runs per innings?

From the Default Match Settings page, find ‘Starting runs per innings’ and type your number of preference in the box provided.

 How do I set the Pairs cricket Runs lost per wicket?

From the Default Match Settings page,

 How do I set the Pairs cricket Penalised wickets per player?

From the Default Match Settings page,

 How do I set whether the Pairs cricket Batter needs to change strike after a wicket?

From the Default Match Settings page,

 




Scorecard FAQ

 How do I correct the score if I have made an error?

From the Matches screen, select ‘Ball-by-ball’.

Find the ball you are looking for and click on the edit (pencil) icon on the right of your screen.

You can change the strike batter, bowler, score types, score amount and ball number for any ball in an over.

 How do I correct the scorecard/summary scores?

From the Matches screen, select three dot icon.

Select View/Edit Scorecard and edit the Runs, Extras, Penalty runs, Total for the current Innings.

 How do I change a legal ball to an illegal ball (or vice versa)?

From the Matches screen, select 'Ball-by-ball'.
Find the ball you are looking for and click on the edit (pencil) icon on the right of your screen.

You can change the Score Type from a legal ball (Runs) to an illegal ball (No Balls, Wides, Byes, Leg Byes, No Ball + Runs) or vice versa.
 How do I change a ball to a wicket (or vice versa)?

You can't currently change a ball to a wicket. You'll need to undo to the ball before the wicket, then continue scoring from that point forward after adding in the wicket.

If you scored a wicket in error, you'll need to undo until before the wicket was scored in the match, then continue without adding the wicket.

 How can I add another person to my team if they aren’t in the Team list?

From the Matches screen, select and then Team Selection.

You can edit either of the Team lists by swiping left/right to view the desired Team, then select Edit Team to change the list, or Add More Players to add Players not already in the list.

 How do I change the Strike Batter?

You can change the Strike Batter by clicking on the right hand side of the Strike Batter name, where you see . This allows you to switch between the two batters at the crease.

To change the Strike Batter to a different Batter (not one already at the crease), select the Strike Batter name (not the arrow on the right) and a list of Batter names will become available for selection.

 How do I change the Batter (Strike or non-Strike) if I made an error?

To change a Batter to a different Batter (not one already at the crease), select the Batter name by tapping on the Batter name (not the down arrow) and a list of Batter names will become available for selection.

 How do I retire a Batter due to injury/otherwise?

When you change a Batter, once the new Batter has been chosen, you are prompted to select the reason for changing the Batter.

The options are:

  • Retiring (not out)
  • Retiring (hurt)
  • Changing due to error
 How do I change the Bowler?
  1. For the entire over
    • Go to Ball-by-Ball and edit the Over by selecting the pencil icon on the Over row.

    • Select a new Bowler for the whole Over.

 

2. For a particular ball

    • Go to Ball-by-Ball and edit the Over by selecting the pencil icon on the Ball row.
    • Select a new Bowler for the Ball.

3. For the remainder of over

    • Go to Current tab and edit the Bowler by selecting the Bowler name.
    • You will be prompted to select a new Bowler from the Bowler list.
    • Indicate whether this Bowler is for the entire over, or just the remainder of the over.

 

 How do I replace a player in my team?

From the Matches screen, select and then Team Selection.

Select the Team in which you wish to replace a Player, swiping left/right to view the desired Team.

Select Edit Team to view the Team list, then press the change icon to swap the desired player to another Player name.

 

 How do I remove players from my team list?

From the Matches screen, select and then Team Selection.

Select the Team in which you wish to delete a Player, swiping left/right to view the desired Team.

Select Edit Team to view the Team list, then press delete iconto delete the desired player in the list. Note, you can only delete a player if they have not already played in the match.
 How do I insert a ball into an over?


From the Matches screen, select 'Ball-by-ball'.

Find the Over in which you want to insert a ball, then press the add icon.

Enter in the desired values for Strike Batter, Bowler, Score Type, Runs and Ball Number.


 How do I end a match?

From the Matches screen, select and then Match Status.

Toggle the End match option to end the match.

 How do I close an innings?

From the Matches screen, select and then Match Status.

Toggle the Close Innings option to close the innings.

 How do I use the Duckworth Lewis method?

From the Matches screen, select and then Match Status.

Toggle the Use Duckworth-Lewis option to use Duckworth Lewis method.