Does the WACA still exist?

Does the WACA still exist?

As of the 2018/19 summer, the WACA Ground is no longer the primary international cricket venue in Perth. Perth Stadium in Burswood now hosts limited overs internationals, Test matches against high-drawing opponents (England, India and South Africa), and domestic Big Bash League (BBL) matches for Perth Scorchers.

What is happening with the WACA?

The WACA Ground is about to be lengthened by 20 metres and the Inverarity and Prindiville stands demolished as part of the first WACA Ground redevelopment in nearly 20 years. “That is due to start in January or February next year with a finish date in December 2023,” WACA chief executive Christina Matthews said.

Who plays at the WACA?

Western Australia cricket team
Western Australia women’s cricket team
Western Australian Cricket Association/Teams

How old is the WACA?

128c. 1893
Western Australian Cricket Association/Age

Why is Perth called Gabba?

The nickname Gabba derives from the suburb of Woolloongabba, in which it is located. Over the years, the Gabba has hosted athletics, Australian rules football, baseball, concerts, cricket, cycling, rugby league, rugby union, Association football and pony and greyhound racing.

Is the WACA Optus Stadium?

The famous Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) Ground is to be reshaped as a 10,000-seat “boutique venue” as part of a development project that confirms Perth’s Optus Stadium as the state’s premier international cricket venue.

Is WACA and Optus Stadium same?

The reimagined WACA Ground would complement the much larger Optus Stadium, which is located across the Swan River and opened in January 2018. The WACA Ground would serve as a training base for the state’s BBL and Women’s BBL teams and would also host state league Aussie rules football matches.

What does Gabba Cricket Ground mean?

The Brisbane Cricket Ground
The Brisbane Cricket Ground, commonly known as the Gabba, is a major sports stadium in Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia. The nickname Gabba derives from the suburb of Woolloongabba, in which it is located.

What is mean by Gabba Test?

The answers to this are very simple. The Brisbane Cricket Ground is located in the suburb of Woolloongabba and thus in order to make it easier to pronounce, they shortened the name to Gabba. That is why the Brisbane Test is called The Gabba Test as it is played in the name of the suburb there.

Where is the WACA Ground located?

The WACA Ground sits east of the Perth CBD; from the city head east on Hay Street or Adelaide Terrace, left on Plain Street then right on Nelson Crescent. From Wellington Street turn right at Plain Street then left on Nelson Crescent.

What is the future of the WACA?

It is a hulking 60,000-capacity arena that will soon take over hosting the highest-profile cricket matches and, provided funds arrive, the Waca (23,000 at best) will be revamped, but downsized, to become a boutique venue for less marketable opposition.

How do I purchase tickets for WACA?

Visit for updates. Pre-paid tickets can be collected from Outlets prior to the event or from the Box Office at Gate 6 Hale St or Gates 2 & 3 on Nelson Crescent – on the day of the event. Wheelchair and attendant seating can be purchased through Ticketmaster.

Where can I find information about match day services at WACA?

For information on match day services visit For information on regular services visit or call 136 213 . Box offices at the WACA Ground are located at Gate 6 on Hale Street and Gates 2 & 3 on Nelson Crescent.