Battle for the Ashes (DOS)

Battle for the Ashes DOS Title screen

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Cricket internationals are known as 'test' matches, but to many English and Australian players, most games are a mere test of ability to play in the Ashes, the fabled tours between the 2 countries taking place roughly every 18 months. Those who regard everything else as a time-filling exercise between these ancient duels between colonial power and one-time convict dumping ground will appreciate this release from Audiogenic.

Battle For the Ashes was released at budget price, as a cut down version of the company's cricket game, released under various licenses worldwide offering only 5-day matches between England and Australia. Gameplay is unchanged, with batting involving precise timing and stroke selection, and bowling involving waggling to set speed or spin, with control over where the ball pitches.

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Battle for the Ashes DOS Rain has stopped play.
This is a five day test match so it's time limited. Losing a few hours to rain could be strategically important
Battle for the Ashes DOS Title screen
Battle for the Ashes DOS Australia to bowl
Note the markers showing  the fielding positions differ from the "About to bat" screenshot
Battle for the Ashes DOS This is the England squad.
The player can automatically select the best team or they can select the player's manually.
The same options are available for the Australian team too

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Martin Smith (63071) added Battle for the Ashes (DOS) on Jul 10, 2006
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