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How do I use the 'Action' button?

Select the Action button just above the match settings button.

This will give you the options: Switch Batsman, Retire Batsman, Replace Bowler, Add Note, Add Powerplay, Scheduled Break, Match Delay, End Innings, End Match, Save Progress to CricHQ.com.

 

Switch batsman simply switches the facing and non-facing batsmen around.

The Retire Batsman button will allow you to select the batsman you wish to retire. If you wish to retire the batsman enabling him to come back in again simply push the done button after selecting which batsman is retiring (you do not need to select either of the two options out or hurt). Below the batsmen are the options of Out and Hurt. If the batsman retired out, flick the out switch to on, if they retired hurt, flick the hurt switch on, then select done in the top right hand corner.

The replace bowler button will take you to a team list where you can choose the new bowler. If you are unsure of the bowlers name press the unsure button under the green box with the text select new bowler, you can always use the audit function to change the unsure bowler later on in the innings. If the bowler is not on the current team list, you can select the new player button (plus + button) in the top right hand corner which will take you to a select player page, press again if the player is not on that page and you will be taken to a new player page where you will be able to enter in their details. Once you select the new bowler, you will be taken back to the basic scoring screen.

Add Notes allows you to let the viewer know when the bowling team Take the New Ball, when the Last Hour starts, or enter you own notes in Free Text. Below these options there are overs where you choose at what point in the game the event occurred. Note: This function is not available on Android.

Selecting the Add Powerplay button will take you to a page where you choose the range of overs the powerplay was in i.e. overs 40-45, and what type of powerplay it is (Compulsary, Batting or Bowling). To do this, in the first box, swipe up or down (or tap) until you get to the desired starting over or the powerplay. In the second box swipe up and down (or tap) until you reach the desired over for the end of the powerplay. In the final box tap the type of power play. Once you have done all of this, select the done button and you will be taken back to the basic scoring menu, where the text Power Play Added will appear on the screen.

 

 

The Scheduled Break button will allow you choose whether a break was for: drinks, lunch, tea, close of play or other. This will pause the match. Select done (top right hand corner) once you have selected the reason for the break. The text Match Paused will appear on the screen with a green box labeled resume match below this text.  If you press the box “Resume Match” you will be asked if you would like to resume scoring the match (Continue Match) the match or cancel this action (Cancel). Note: This function is not available on Android.        

Match delay will also pause the match. You will be given the options of Grounds, Weather, Light, Injury or Other. Once you have selected one of these, press the done button in the top right hand corner. The text Match Paused will appear on the screen with a green box labeled resume match below this text.  If you press the box “Resume Match” you will be asked if you would like to resume scoring the match (Continue Match) the match or cancel this action (Cancel). Note: This function is not available on Android.

End Over button allows you to manually end the over enabling you to move onto the next over.

End Innings button will take you to the menu where you will have the choices of why the innings has been ended. The options are: All Out, Finished Overs, Declared, No Reason, Abandon or Forfeit. The text Match Paused. Waiting for innings to start will appear on the page. Below this text will be a green button labeled Start Innings, if you press this, you will be taken to the new innings page. At the top of this page will be the batting teams name with the buttons Facing and Non-Facing which let you choose the facing and non-facing opening batsman. Below this gives the bowling teams name with the buttons opening, which lets you select the opening bowler, and keeper which lets you select the keeper. Once you have entered in all of these details, hit done in the top right hand corner and you will be able to continue scoring the match

The End Match button takes you to the End Match page where you can choose the match result by pressing the confirm result button. This will give you the options of: Team A won, Team B Won, Match Tied, Match Drawn or Abandoned. Once you have selected one of these you will be able to press the button: End the match & upload to CricHQ.com, where the match will be uploaded to the CricHQ for everyone to see, or alternatively, you can discard the match (press the red Discard button).

Save Progress to CricHQ.com. If you press this, the text Uploading to CricHQ.com will appear on the page with a loading icon above it. Once updated, the text Update Completed will appear on the screen.  This will upload the total progress of the match up to date onto the CricHQ website.

The final button on the Action tab is Send Match Reports, which will require you to enter the recipients email addresses in to in order to send the current version of the match report. 

 

 

Select the Action button

This will give you the options:Retire Batsman Switch Batsman, Replace Bowler, Replace keeper,Scheduled Break, Match Delay,Add Note, Add Powerplay, End Innings, End Match, Upload match and send Match reports

The Retire Batsman button will allow you to select the batsman you wish to retire.

If you wish to retire the batsman enabling him to come back in again simply push the save button after selecting which batsman is retiring.

If the batsman Retired out, flick the out switch to on and click on save.

If the batsman is Retired hurt, flick the hurt switch on, then select save in the top right hand corner.

Switch batsman simply switches the facing and non-facing batsmen around.

The replace bowler button will take you to a team list where you can choose the new bowler. 

Once you select the new bowler,click on done you will be taken back to the basic scoring screen.

The Replace keeper button will take you to a team list where you can choose the new keeper.

Once you select the new keeper click on done you will be taken back to the basic scoring screen.

The Scheduled Break button will allow you choose whether a break was for: drinks, lunch, tea, close of play or other. 

Select the types of break you need and click on done.This will pause the match.

Match delay will also pause the match.

Select the type of delay and click on done.

Click on to Add note

Add Notes allows you to let the viewer know when the bowling team Take the New Ball, when the Last Hour starts, or enter you own notes in Free Text. Below these options there are overs where you choose at what point in the game the event occurred.

Click on to Add powerplay

Add Powerplay button will take you to a page where you choose the range of overs the powerplay was in i.e. overs 0 - 10, and what type of powerplay is compulsory

End Innings button will take you to the menu where you will have the choices of why the innings has been ended and select accordingly

The End Match button takes you to the End Match page where you can choose the match result by pressing the confirm result button.select the result type and click on Done

This will upload the total progress of the match up to date onto the CricHQ website.

The final button on the Action tab is Send Match Reports, which will require you to enter the recipients email addresses in to in order to send the current version of the match report.Thats it.

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