This kit electronic cricket match is a present for Kids. This circuit can be used to play Cricket Match with your friends. This kit can use to play cricket for kits, Each LED in the circuit indicates various status of the cricket match like Sixes, Run out, Catch etc.
The kit electronic cricket match uses two ICs, one in the Astable mode (LM555) and the second in the display driver mode (CD4017). LM555 is wired as an Astable Multivibrator. Output from LM555 IC passes into the input of CD4017 IC this is the popular Johnson Decade counter CD4017. It has 10 outputs of these 8 outputs are used. Output 9 (pin9) is tied to the reset pin 15 to repeat the cycle. In this kit when the input pin 14 of IC CD4017 gets low to high pluses, its output turns high one by one. When the Push Switch S1 is pressed momentarily, the Astable operates and all the LEDs run very fast sequentially. When S1 is released, any one of the LED stands lit which indicates the status of the match. For example, if LED D7 remains lit, it indicates Sixes and if LED 8 remains lit, it indicates Catch out.