Sticky Wicket (DOS)

Sticky Wicket DOS The game's title screen is displayed after a short animation involving a cricket ball and a wicket.

shareware v2.20


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Sticky Wicket is a single player, shareware, cricket management game based on teams of the English cricket league, Essex, Hampshire, Lancashire, Middlesex, Northants, Nottinghamshire, Worcestershire, and the mighty Yorkshire.

The player plays through an eight week season of forty-over cricket with a three round playoff for the Sticky Cup at the end of the season. The player selects players from what looks to be real squads from the 1980's, and plays against the other teams. When fielding they select which order the bowlers bowl and the field placings, in this mode the game shows highlights of the over. When batting they decide when the batsmen should run, consequently the game shows every ball of an over.

The game is entirely keyboard controlled and the registered version has save/load functionality which the shareware version does not. A two player game, similar to this, was offered when the registered version of this game was ordered.


Sticky Wicket DOS After entering their name the player selects the team they are going to play, they then progress to the main menu

shareware v2.20
Sticky Wicket DOS After the title screen the player is shown some instructions on how to play

shareware v2.20
Sticky Wicket DOS The game's main menu

shareware v2.20
Sticky Wicket DOS The shareware game is limited and on exit there's a shareware reminder screen which is followed by an order form

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piltdown_man (143155) added Sticky Wicket (DOS) on Jan 30, 2015