Cricket Coach 2009 version 3.05 released

Cricket Coach 2009

Rockingham Software have released version 3.05 of Cricket Coach 2009 including many new features and fixes from the previous version.

The full list of changes are listed below and version 3.05 can be downloaded here.

List of Changes in 3.05

– New player editor introduced
– New team editor introduced
– New ground editor introduced
– Fixed match engine so realistic scores are now achieved
– Fixed bug where umpires sometimes forgot who had bowled before a rain break and let them bowl again after it
– Fixed bug where 10th wicket in an innings didn’t show correct FOW/Partnership data
– Fixed bug where end of session message box showed match total not session total
– Fixed graphical overlap glitch on competition screen player statistics view
– Adjusted preference for CPU selections so that centrally contracted players aren’t undroppable as much
– Adjusted CPU selection routine so that form is taken into account later in the process after other adjustments
– Adjusted CPU selection routine so that batsman’s second favourite batting position is their preferred one day batting slot
– Added alternate player favourite batting positions for first class and limited overs games
– Changed player info screen to show favourite batting positions for both fc and limited overs cricket
– Fixed bug where weird nationality flag was shown
– Added code that should mean part time bowlers never open a day or session
– Fixed bug where player would leave club but remain on team sheet
– Increased size of home test squads to 14
– Moved team logo down a few pixels on squad details screen
– Randomized morale at start of game
– Fixed grounds for England v Australia matches in 2009
– Fixed grounds for Pak v Aus ODI series in April 2009
– Fixed Australia tour of England fixtures to reflect reality more
– Fixed potential issue where clicking on empty player on country squad screen went to non existant player
– Fixed issue where players without team ended up playing for New South Wales
– Fixed bug where player would refuse new contract but still play if he was on the team sheet
– Fixed issue with outputting strange values for bowling/batting averages when they were supposed to be no average shown
– Fixed issue with FP group matches being scheduled on the same day as a championship match
– Fixed bug where illegal team selection could be made if team format switched before pressing continue
– Fixed bug where batsman info messagebox showed FOW when it was a celebration messagebox
– Fixed bug in player search where T20 records weren’t being drawn
– Added average batting skill to player search batting skills view and allowed sort by rating
– Fixed bug where franchise player would leave but still play if he was left on the team sheet
– Fixed bug where limited overs game ending in a tie with same wickets down went to bowling sie. Now goes to winner of coin toss.
– Fixed bug where player search view seasonal test stats didn’t work
– Fixed glitch where old overseas player and international duty icons were shown on chosen XI panel rather than new ones
– Changed number of overseas players allowed in English competitions to 1 from 2
– Increased intelligence of batsmen when hooking and fielder at fine leg
– Moved umpire animation to top left of screen for certain events
– Increased speed of ball off bat as hits weren’t coming off the bat hard enough
– Fixed issue with scroll bar on pick team to manage screen not resetting to zero on change filter
– Fixed graphical issue with scrollbars
– Improved layout of next fixture ground info box on team selection screen
– Fixed crash bug related to start of international tournament (Feb 9th crash)
– Made it so wides and noballs no longer get flashing commentary in 2D view
– Fixed issue relating to news item not showing headlines and stories that matched occasionally
– Fixed issue where random mediocre opener got a central contract
– Improved selection of players in Indian franchise player auction so non-T20 style players aren’t considered
– Decreased wages in Indian franchise league so teams have a bit more to spend at auction
– Fixed bug where some great players (e.g. the current Indian wk/captain) were being released at the start of the Indian franchise competiton
– Improved layout of conditions icon/text on match screen
– Fixed bug on match screen where button to view scoreboard/detailed card got out of sync
– Considerable improvements to match preview screen graphical layout
– Minor graphical adjustments with header data on numerous screens
– Corrected playing times for test matches
– Fixed graphical glitch when showing end of session times

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