Recording Runs, Wickets and Extras

This article describes how to record runs, wickets, extras and combinations of these events in the PlayHQ Cricket electronic scoring application.

Runs

To record runs or a dot ball, select the number of Runs that were made or select the Dot Ball button. The selected number of runs will be automatically be assigned to the strike batter highlighted in blue.

The team scores, event log, batting statistics, bowling statistics and partnerships will all be updated accordingly.

Extras

To record an extra, select the Extras button:

Then select the appropriate Extra Type:

On a larger electronic scoring device simply select the appropriate Extra Button:

When selecting Byes, Leg Byes or Penalty Runs, enter the number of byes, leg byes or penalty runs, then select Apply:

When selecting No Ball + Runs, No Ball + Byes or No Ball + Leg Byes, enter the runs that were made by the batters only. Any bonus runs awarded for the no ball, configured for your grade by your Association Administrator, will automatically be added to the batting team’s score.

When selecting Wide + Runs, enter the runs that were made by the batters only. Any bonus runs awarded for the wide, configured for your grade by your Association Administrator, will automatically be added to the batting team’s score.

Wickets

To record a wicket, select the Wicket button:

The Batter Out will default to the Strike Batter. Use the Change button to select the non-strike batter if required:

Select the Dismissal Type:

For Caught, Run-out or Stumped dismissals, you can also select the Fielder or select Skip:

For Run-Out and Obstructing the Field dismissals, you may also add an Extra or Runs that occurred during that ball:

For a Stumped or Hit Wicket dismissal, you may also add any Wides that occurred during that ball:

For Hit ball Twice dismissal you may also add a No Ball and Runs that occurred during that ball:

For Caught or Run-out, you may also select that the runners have Crossed. This will determine the next strike batter:

Select Next after you have selected the dismissal type and any optional extras :

Select the New Batter then Apply Wicket to apply the wicket, or select Back to change the wicket and extra details.

The new batter selection page will not be displayed for grades that allow unlimited dismissals or if the last batter has been dismissed.

Removing events

To remove the last event, select the Undo button in the scoring area or the Delete Icon in the event list. Selecting the Undo button multiple times will remove the last event with each press.

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