Release notes

1.0.8.53 - 17th October 2020

  • Fix bug with training players except match XI training everyone for new team's first match.
  • Fix run not being added to commentary output when a boundary catch is taken off a no ball.
  • Ensure that strike protection happens when a boundary catch is taken off a no ball.

1.0.8.52 - 16th October 2020

  • Show when a team is inactive in teams and grounds searches.
  • Add cookie consent prompt.
  • Expire accounts that signed up and were last seen on the same day after two weeks (reduced from one month).
  • Fix bug leaving you managing your second team when membership expires.
  • Allow a team to play a match when they have a bye week in a knockout.

1.0.8.51 - 2nd October 2020

  • Show on team's transfers, draftees and retirees lists those players that have a biography for the club.
  • Move the delivery outcome to the top of the page when adding commentary submissions.
  • Add a button to randomise the delivery outcome when entering a commentary submission.

1.0.8.50 - 26th September 2020

  • Fix bug in commentary generation where there was a one in fifty chance of finding no commentary line.
  • Fix team names for old transfers.
  • Show correct team names on transfer details page.

1.0.8.49 - 25th September 2020

  • Add member feature to see forum topics created by a user.
  • Small match engine change to allow bowlers to build up rhythm against specific batters and not just left handed or right handed batters in general.
  • Show team names at the time of the transfer for player, team and all historic transfers.
  • Reduce chance of immediately repeated commentary lines.

1.0.8.48 - 18th September 2020

  • Fix error linking to knockout tournaments from MVP, tournament statistics, tournament records and player awards pages.
  • Fix typo in message after setting XI as default for tournament.
  • Show scores as level rather than 'lead by 0 runs' when summarising the score.
  • Add mini scoreboard for matches.
  • Fix error showing champions of a knockout as 'Playing' in team list.
  • Use team name at time of tournament for knockout team lists.
  • Remove commentary from matches between banned teams and other non-user teams (expired or bot or banned) after only one season.

1.0.8.47 - 21st August 2020

  • Exclude banned users and teams from search results.
  • When sorting players by bowling type subsort by bowling skill rather than just bowling speed.
  • Ensure user banned before confirming account cannot confirm account.
  • Update terms and conditions to explicitly prohibit bidding on players from teams that log in from the same place.

1.0.8.46 - 4th August 2020

  • Add page for knockout tournaments showing teams who have played or are playing the tournament.
  • Fix bug allowing entry into a tournament which has matches potentially late in the day and which therefore clash with matches or tournaments on the following day.
  • Add a warning on tournament pages that may cause clashes for an extra day because of having a late start time.
  • Add paging links to the top of global rankings pages.
  • Fix bug generating fixtures for a knockout when there are 9 teams remaining.

1.0.8.45 - 10th July 2020

  • Fix paging on all transfers page.
  • Change batting points in user commissioned leagues to start at 200.
  • Fix bug allowing team to be in two knockout competitions on the same day if they had a bye in the first round.
  • Fix bug not identifying knockout tournament champions in knockout results.
  • Describe knockout tournament finishing positions better for teams.

1.0.8.44 - 22nd June 2020

  • Fix rounding error to display morale correctly in squad CSV.
  • Don't allow minimum and maximum team rating settings on tournaments that are negative or excessively large.
  • Fix caching issues on all transfers second and subsequent pages.
  • Reduce likelihood of morale gains when playing the same team repeatedly.
  • Don't gain morale when repeatedly playing system teams.

1.0.8.43 - 14th June 2020

  • Allow tournaments to be filtered by match start day when searching.
  • Ensure tactic for not resting death bowlers is shown in past tactics.

1.0.8.42 - 5th June 2020

  • Fix caching issue on ground honours boards pages showing incorrect competition.
  • Fix bug with specific player tactics getting copied to competition tactics when match tactics were saved as the default.
  • Add member feature to search for just seam or spin bowlers in transfer market.

1.0.8.41 - 27th May 2020

  • When finding teams to invite to a tournament only return active, non-system, teams.
  • Only allow team names between 5 and 50 characters when changing name or creating new team.
  • Ensure when an invalid team name is entered on sign up that the reason is shown.
  • Add a team row for detailed player statistics when a player changes teams even if it is for a full season.
  • Show overs remaining in commentary on smallest screens.

1.0.8.40 - 15th May 2020

  • Only show team settings link on your own team.
  • Improve display of batsmen and partnership in end of over on commentary for small screens.
  • Add note to membership payment buttons to say that the payment page is hosted by Stripe.
  • Move team renaming and relocation to the team settings page.

1.0.8.39 - 10th May 2020

  • Fix bug preventing league applications from being rejected by the commissioner of the league.
  • Add note to skill threshold settings explaining threshold.

1.0.8.38 - 8th May 2020

  • Ensure elevens with only four bowlers don't get incorrectly flagged as weakened.

1.0.8.37 - 8th May 2020

  • Ensure tooltip shows on switch to this team button when membership has expired.
  • Fix error with player appearing on multiple pages of MVP lists.
  • Change the thresholds at which player skills are coloured differently for your team.

1.0.8.36 - 7th May 2020

  • Improve display of previous matches in head to heads.

1.0.8.35 - 6th May 2020

  • Prevent player being released from contract in the time between an auction ending and the auction being processed.
  • Fix age display for umpires.
  • Ensure commentary for the toss is displayed for one day matches.
  • Remove switch team button from menu for users whose membership is no longer active.
  • Show overs gone in favourite matches in progress for first innings of limited overs matches.
  • Show overs remaining in final innings of a limited overs match next to required run rate in commentary and match summary.

1.0.8.34 - 4th May 2020

  • Ensure player names don't overlap in end of over summary on commentary on small screens.
  • Show the age for umpires on their player page.
  • Show a breakdown of how many matches an umpire has umpired on their player page.
  • Add a link to the player auction details from the list of all player transfers.

1.0.8.33 - 2nd May 2020

  • Fix bug in gate receipts calculations where four day matches were only yielding one day of gate receipts.

1.0.8.32 - 29th April 2020

  • Fix wording on description of old member features.
  • Add missing sneak peak image for partnership balls member feature.
  • Fix error calculating gate receipts for four day game where play finishes on a different calendar day to play starting.

1.0.8.31 - 25th April 2020

  • Fix ball count for not out partnership at the end of an innings.
  • Fix ball count for opening partnerships.
  • Change ratings as normal when a weakened side beats an unweakened side.
  • Don't lose a quarter of the gate receipts for each day a four day match finishes early.
  • Reduce gate receipts when a team is playing a weakened side.
  • Don't allow membership to be purchased for more than two years.
  • Cancel tournaments that have been setup by an expired or banned user account.

1.0.8.30 - 24th April 2020

  • Only show player skill losses in training report (at end of season) when their skill level in a skill is not very low already.
  • Improve page to set draft preferences for mobile.
  • Show drafted played for all teams (linked under transfers menu).
  • Fix ball count for partnerships that crossed a session break.

1.0.8.29 - 18th April 2020

  • Don't include auctions where the minimum price is zero in unsold players count for a team.
  • Don't show red warning on an auction where the minimum price is zero regardless of the vendor's other auctions.
  • Reduce rating gain when playing against a team that is playing a weakened side.
  • Don't change ratings for team playing a weakened side.
  • Don't include point on the team ratings chart when the rating hasn't changed.
  • Move player training to 23:30.
  • Add knockout name to browser title on knockout page
  • Add knockout name and round to browser title on knockout fixtures page.
  • Add knockout tournaments to options in tactics pages.
  • Fix bug selecting the incorrect tactics for a knockout.
  • Add around the grounds link to knockout matches.

1.0.8.28 - 17th April 2020

  • Add new limited overs tactic option to not save bowlers for the death overs.
  • Add number of balls in partnership to commentary.
  • Add number of balls in partnership to innings partnerships page.
  • Add number of deliveries faced by each batsman to innings partnerships page.
  • Increase colour on transfer market trading history hints.
  • Prevent invalid values for ratings in friendly broker.
  • Minor styling changes to friendly broker on smaller screens.
  • Minor styling changes to challenge a team page on tablet screens.
  • Ensure banned teams are not considered to be active.
  • Add note to transfer market results about players aging when the end of the season is approaching.

1.0.8.27 - 10th April 2020

  • Fix date formatting in challenge messages.
  • Fix date format on match scorecard JSON.
  • Allow teams to be banned from the draft.
  • Allow teams to be banned from the transfer market.
  • When calculating draft position only use number of matches won in each competition type to determine the rating point balance between competition types.

1.0.8.26 - 10th April 2020

  • Fix wording on page for knockouts commissioned by a user.
  • Add screenreader label on individual tactic groups.
  • Require user names to be 3 characters or more.
  • Prevent renaming to an invalid name for grounds and teams.
  • Ensure team names at the start of a match are used in commentary throughout.
  • Improve efficiency of checking for unallowed multiple teams.

1.0.8.25 - 6th April 2020

  • Ensure captain's asterisk doesn't show in bowling figures.
  • Don't allow batting position number to be selected to copy to clipboard to help with player reordering by drag and drop.
  • Don't show starter leagues in list of leagues that can be applied to.
  • Describe the starter league process more clearly on the sign up page.
  • Further improvements to detecting and processing unallowed multiple teams.
  • Improve list display of players on small screens.
  • Improve display of skills for player who is for sale on small screens.

1.0.8.24 - 1st April 2020

  • Show date correctly in the dropdown for choosing a previously selected XI for a match.

1.0.8.23 - 31st March 2020

  • Add hit wicket dismissal.
  • Save tactics at the start of a match so that they are visible in the "View past tactics" pages.
  • Fix labelling of dates on team rating chart when only a few rating changes are present.
  • Fix width of commentary text on larger screens to avoid very spaced out commentary in part overs.
  • Tidy up option at bottom of forum post on small screens.
  • Add note to user guide about coin toss to decide winner of a tied knockout match.
  • Add caching to latest match summary json and text.

1.0.8.22 - 29th March 2020

  • Allow team and ground names to be reused if the team has been inactive for over 2 years.
  • Show dissolved teams on the team and ground search results pages.
  • Show date team was dissolved on team page.
  • Allow forum posts to be liked.
  • Allow messages to be filtered to just those from a specified user.

1.0.8.21 - 25th March 2020

  • Use shorter date format on smaller screens.
  • By default show the most recent tournaments commissioned by a user first.
  • Fix error with sorting tournaments commissioned by another user.
  • Fix sort order of tournaments to apply to to show those with matches starting soonest at the top of the list.
  • When replying to a message show that message below your reply.
  • Speed up image, javascript and stylesheet hosting globally.
  • Ensure link to apply to league is only shown for logged in users.

1.0.8.20 - 24th March 2020

  • Roll back change to how tables are displayed from previous release.

1.0.8.19 - 23rd March 2020

  • Small tweak to how tables are displayed on various devices to hopefully help readability.
  • Add player of the match to the recent performances list for each player.
  • Change to player of the match to describe the outstanding performer from a match.
  • Add latest match summary JSON for teams - details on the API guide page.
  • Prefer players who have played more matches when selecting which players will become umpires.
  • Add note in user guide page on players about players becoming umpires.

1.0.8.18 - 20th March 2020

  • Improve display of ratings on team page for small screens.
  • Fix broken page footer on match teams page.
  • Make tactic descriptions more accessible for screen readers.
  • Add link to skip to main content.
  • Simplify match scorecards somewhat on small screens.
  • Add commas between falls of wicket on scorecard.
  • Improve end of over commentary display on small screens.

1.0.8.17 - 17th March 2020

  • Add alt tags on all images.
  • Improve team's current tournaments display on small screens.

1.0.8.16 - 8th March 2020

  • Allow unfair auctions bids to be invalidated before the auction takes place.

1.0.8.15 - 6th March 2020

  • Remove option to be emailed when a league application is successful.
  • Don't allow user names to include @.
  • Fix issue with incorrect number of tied/drawn matches showing for two innings match records.

1.0.8.14 - 14th February 2020

  • Fix friendly page user guide description of when system teams will accept a challenge.
  • Ensure league end date is stored internally based on the final team count rather than the maximum number of teams that can play.
  • Remove note about rarity in commentary submissions user guide.
  • Fix incorrect tournament records page when no matches have finished.
  • Align player names correctly when modifying eleven.
  • Fix bug with knockout tournament winners not being able to arrange friendlies.
  • Fix bug with knockout tournaments still showing on winner's current tournaments page.

1.0.8.13 - 4th January 2020

  • Fix user guide for knockout tournaments to clarify that this feature is current only available to members.
  • Don't automatically quote the original post or message when replying.
  • Show forums for current knockout tournaments on forums page.
  • Don't show back to top link on post shown in reply.

1.0.8.12 - 30th December 2019

  • Prevent api access more frequently than once per second.
  • Fix commissioning a league or knockout that isn't a recommission.

1.0.8.11 - 28th December 2019

  • Fix team pickers when using match finder.
  • Allow a cancelled tournament to be recommissioned.

1.0.8.10 - 17th December 2019

  • Fix error with not clearing selected eleven when a team withdraws from a starter league having already picked their team for a match.
  • Fix error with API when viewing a match in a league.

1.0.8.9 - 17th December 2019

  • Ensure 8 teams are allowed for a commissioner's first knockout tournament.
  • Fix error when expired users try to log in.
  • Display a confirmation message when team is picked or tactics are set as the defaults for a tournament, competition or competition type.
  • Further improve detection of multiple accounts.

1.0.8.8 - 8th December 2019

  • Reformat match commentary on smallest screens.
  • Don't show balls for recent overs when there aren't any deliveries to display.
  • Show day of the week for tournament dates.
  • Fix bug setting dates for recommissioned league.

1.0.8.7 - 6th December 2019

  • Fix bug preventing registering a new team.

1.0.8.6 - 30th November 2019

  • Fix error logging in from same location as another team.

1.0.8.5 - 29th November 2019

  • Ensure the user page for a pending user cannot be viewed.
  • Don't allow banned users to attempt to reset their password.
  • Don't reveal that an email has been used to register for the game when responding to reset password requests.
  • Send an email when a user's password or email are changed.

1.0.8.4 - 23rd November 2019

  • Fix error restricting team count when recommissioning a knockout tournament.
  • Only use powers of two in knockout team count options.
  • Fix bug to ensure team picked can be set as the default for tournaments.
  • Fix bug to ensure tactics chosene can be set as the default for tournaments.
  • Ensure knockout commissioner's teams are entered first into their knockout tournaments.
  • Ensure knockout applications are processed in the order in which the teams are applied.
  • Show the value of the bid in an auction's summary when an auction only has one bid.
  • Update team rating graphs.

1.0.8.3 - 8th November 2019

  • Fix bug preventing invitation only knockout tournaments being entered.
  • Fix league records pages that were showing only recent matches.

1.0.8.2 - 7th November 2019

  • Add knockout option to searching menu.
  • Ensure league matches get linked to the league correctly.
  • Fix bug with leagues being completed immediately due to missing matches.

1.0.8.1 - 2nd November 2019

  • Fix error getting default eleven and tactics for league matches introduced when knockout tournaments were added.

1.0.8 - 1st November 2019

  • Add knockout competitions.
  • Allow users to commission knockout competitions.
  • Ensure recommissioning user tournaments sets the same match day.
  • Hide link to cancel tournaments that are cancelled, playing or complete.
  • Ensure elapsed auctions aren't shown in transfer market search results.
  • Fix display of online users which was excluding newer users.
  • Add note about priority order to draft page.
  • Fix minimum password length display when changing account details.
  • Reduce likelihood of in-match training when teams are playing each other repeatedly.
  • Improve email to confirm signing up to include the full link to copy in case an HTML link doesn't work.

1.0.7.12 - 6th September 2019

  • Fix error with team being added to multiple starter leagues.
  • Fix newer users and teams not being returned in search results.
  • Fix recent performances over counting fielding efforts.
  • Fix intermittent problem with charts not showing.

1.0.7.11 - 28th August 2019

  • New external membership purchase page.
  • Add "I am not a robot" to sign up page.
  • Describe left arm wrist spinners as "left-arm unorthodox".
  • Add link to home page on error pages.

1.0.7.10 - 8th July 2019

  • Fix all time league bowling records.
  • Redesign player skill change chart to show more information and to only show a single chart for all skills.
  • Add season indicator to player skill change graph.
  • Fix bug with players being duplicated on MVP lists.
  • Show most recent balls first in recent overs display on commentary.
  • Fix fielding summaries in players' recent performances.

1.0.7.9 - 15th February 2019

  • Add fielding to players' recent performances details.
  • League commissioners can moderate the forums for their leagues.
  • Fix searching in the forums for terms containing single quotes.
  • Inviting a team to play in your league removes a previously rejected application from that team.
  • Don't allow odd characters in team and ground names.

1.0.7.8 - 1st February 2019

  • Ensure recent performances for a match are shown in the correct order.

1.0.7.7 - 24th January 2019

  • Add summary of performances in recent matches to players' pages.
  • Update wording on membership description page.
  • Remove forthcoming features section.
  • Improve processing of official leagues to balance teams across divisions in a single tier.
  • Improve processing of official leagues to avoid relegating teams whose manager already has a team in the tier unnecessarily.
  • Process matches involving teams whose managers are online before processing other matches.
  • Ensure team lists on match pages show changes to captain and wicket keeper during a match.
  • Set founding date for teams with no manager.
  • Add umpires to matches json.

1.0.7.6 - 14th January 2019

  • Add named umpires (ex players) for matches.
  • Add tokens for umpire names in commentaries.
  • Fix spacing on select all messages control.
  • Add an option on all pages for members to switch to their other team.
  • Fix second and subsequent pages for ground batting and bowling honours boards.
  • Fix time selection on friendly broker for small screens.

1.0.7.5 - 3rd January 2019

  • Fix missing space on tactics title.
  • Fix error with adding players to a team when email address is changed.

1.0.7.4 - 24th December 2018

  • Fix head to head records showing incorrect page when teams haven't played before.

1.0.7.3 - 23rd December 2018

  • Fix head to head records not being updated.
  • Remove automatic formatting of prices when buying or selling a player.
  • Add a confirmation message containing the price entered when buying or selling a player.
  • Add bowling speed tooltip to player compare page.

1.0.7.2 - 15th December 2018

  • Fix bug with too much morale lost after unsuccessful auction.

1.0.7.1 - 14th December 2018

  • Fix switching between member teams.
  • Don't change user names to lowercase.

1.0.7.0 - 14th December 2018

  • Add "remember me" as an option when signing in.
  • Lock accounts after several failed log in attempts.
  • Show field settings with the batsman at the top of the screen.
  • Ensure league names cannot be too long (maximum 80 characters).
  • Tidy punctuation on transfer details page.
  • Fix error when sorting by age on team transfers page.
  • Players in an unsuccessful auction lose a little bit of morale.
  • Commissioned leagues default to starting between 0:00 and 16:00 to avoid running into the next day.
  • Add warning about start times after 16:00 on leagues, friendlies and challenges.

Older Release Notes

This list only includes the most recent releases but older releases can be found here.

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