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How not to run a cricket ground

Sep 10, 2015: In contrast to its thrilling on-field narrative, the administrative story of the WACA is one of mismanagement and confused vision

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

WACA to lose major international games

Sep 3, 2015: The WACA Ground will no longer host international matches featuring England, India or South Africa from 2018-19, with all major internationals set to move to the new Perth Stadium

ESPNcricinfo staff

Inside the WACA scoreboard

Mar 2, 2015: It might be cramped, it might get hot in it, but it's part of the legend of the storied old ground

Abhishek Purohit in Perth

Action station

Nov 1, 2014: Shock and awe are the two feelings most commonly stirred up by the old warhorse called the WACA

Tristan Lavalette

Built for speed

Oct 21, 2014: The future of the WACA ground may be in doubt, but it is set for a final hurrah

Benjamin Golby

Australia news

Special committee to review WACA future

Jul 15, 2014: The future of the WACA in Perth will be reviewed by a special committee under the leadership of businessman Michael Smith

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia news

WACA faces uncertain future

Dec 17, 2013: The WACA faces an uncertain future as an international venue after a major redevelopment plan was abandoned on Monday

Brydon Coverdale

Australia news

WACA stripped of Test in 2014-15

Sep 11, 2013: Perth is the major casualty of Australia's truncated 2014-15 Test summer, stripped of its annual match for the first time since 1976-77

Daniel Brettig

Australia v India, 3rd Test, Perth

It all happens at the WACA

Jan 11, 2012: Perth has seen a bat standing unaided in a crack on the pitch, aluminium bats, fans booing Ian Healy and has retained its idiosyncrasies over the years, making it the most talked-about Australian ground

Sidharth Monga in Perth

Australia v India, 3rd Test, Perth

Bouncy pitch awaits India at WACA

Jan 9, 2012: The WACA curator feels the pitch is getting back to its fast and bouncy ways and expects this track to behave similarly to the one in the Ashes last season

Sidharth Monga at the WACA

Australia v England, 3rd Test, Perth

England's chance to end Perth jinx

Dec 15, 2010: England's win-loss ratio in Perth is the worse among all grounds, but they have an opportunity to make amends this time

S Rajesh

Australia v England, 3rd Test, Perth

WACA groundsman hopes to revive past aura

Dec 14, 2010: Few venues in world cricket are as evocative as the WACA. From the days of Dennis Lillee thudding the ball into Rod Marsh's upturned gloves, to the sight of Curtly Ambrose claiming seven wickets for one run in a legendary spell in 1992-93, it is a ground

Andrew Miller at the WACA

West side story

Jan 15, 2008: At the WACA, they say, batsmen can leave alone balls pitched at a good length. Some tellable pitchside tales from Wild West Perth

Dileep Premachandran

India tour of Australia 2007-08

Pacy Perth has tongues wagging

Jan 14, 2008: So quick are the prospects in Perth that Australia are likely to go in without a specialist spinner for the first time in 16 years

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Perth

Ground to remain the home of cricket in Perth

WACA to boost capacity to 30,000

Apr 13, 2007: Perth's WACA Ground is set to increase its capacity to 30,000 in a major development project that should be completed within four years

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia v England, 3rd Test, Perth

Warne's least-favourite Australian venue

Dec 13, 2006: Cricinfo lists some of the significant stats from Perth

S Rajesh

Australia v England, 3rd Test, Perth

A guide to the WACA

Dec 13, 2006: Perth's WACA ground established its reputation as a fast bowler's delight but in recent seasons spinners have been having more success. Here, Cricinfo looks at the venue for the third Test

Peter English

Dodemaide refuses to consider switch from WACA

Subiaco Oval will not host Perth Ashes Test

Mar 15, 2006: Tony Dodemaide, the WACA chief executive, has rejected claims the Perth Ashes Test could be staged at Subiaco Oval instead of the state's traditional home

ESPNcricinfo staff

The Ashes, 2006-07

WACA shuts door on overseas members

Jan 18, 2006: The Western Australia Cricket Association has banned membership applications from England fans wanting to join before the Ashes series

ESPNcricinfo staff

Chief executive worries about performance

Queensland reject drop-in pitch for Gabba

Aug 22, 2005: Queensland Cricket has quickly objected to using drop-in pitches at the Gabba

ESPNcricinfo staff
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