WACA

  • Dark clouds over WACA, future uncertain 17-12-2013 06:49 PM

    Perth: The WACA ground faces an uncertain future and could never again host a Test match with both Cricket Australia (CA) and International Cricket Council (ICC) believing that the venue is not up to international standards. The WACA received its first setback when it was excluded from next summer's four-match...
  • Adam Gilchrist inducted into ICC Hall of fame 13-12-2013 02:17 PM

    Perth: The International Cricket Council on Friday inducted Australia's legendary wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist into its Hall of Fame during the tea interval of the ongoing third Ashes Test at the WACA here. Gilchrist received his commemorative cap from Cricket Australia chairman and ICC director Wally Edwards, in front of a...
  • Injuries force Australia to delay naming 11 for third Ashes Test 12-12-2013 11:24 AM

    Perth: Michael Clarke has delayed naming his starting XI for the third Ashes Test to give paceman Ryan Harris time to prove his fitness while James Faulkner has been ruled out after scans on his right hand revealed a thumb fracture. Australia can regain the Ashes with a win in...
  • Clarke warns raw pace alone will not win Ashes 12-12-2013 10:35 AM

    Parth: Skipper Michael Clarke on Thursday warned the Perth Test against England will not be won by raw pace alone, with bowlers needing to be smart in the forecast searing heat as Australia close in on the Ashes. A win for the home side in the match starting on Friday...
  • Bailey warns players against complacency in 3rd Ashes Test 10-12-2013 04:55 PM

    Perth: Australia batsman George Bailey played down expectations that an Ashes-series clinching win in the third Test in Perth is a formality. Australia lead the five-Test series 2-0 after convincing wins in Brisbane and Adelaide, thanks largely to the express bowling of left-arm paceman Mitchell Johnson. The fast and bouncy...
  • England's mantra must be: 'Thou shalt not hook' 10-12-2013 09:28 AM

    Adelaide: England captain Alastair Cook has called on his players to search their souls for hidden resolve and dig themselves out of the deepest of Ashes holes, but mining reserves of character may not be enough to counter Mitchell Johnson on Perth's WACA pitch. Bullied by the left-arm seamer in...
  • Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott hit centuries in drawn tour match 02-11-2013 03:55 PM

    Perth: Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott hit centuries but the rest of England's middle order didn't fare as well in a drawn three-day tour match against the WACA Chairman's XI on Saturday. In their first match of the Ashes tour, England later lost seven wickets for 61 runs to be...
  • Michael Beer to lead Western Australia XI against England 28-10-2013 08:45 AM

    Michael Beer will captain a second-string Western Australia Chairman's XI against England in the tourists' opening three-day match at Perth's WACA Ground starting on Thursday. The left-arm spinner may be joined in the team by allrounder Mitch Marsh, the younger brother of Test batsman Shaun, but he will have to...
  • Perth's WACA ground misses out on India Test 12-09-2013 08:33 AM

    Perth's WACA ground will be without a Test match when India tour Australia during the 2014-15 season, Cricket Australia has announced. The WACA, a regular Australian Test venue since 1974, missed out when CA allocated its schedule of four Tests against third-ranked India. CA said Adelaide, scheduled to complete a...
  • I have given cricket my all: Ricky Ponting 29-11-2012 01:01 PM

    Ricky Ponting announced his retirement and the third Test against South Africa starting on Friday would be his last match. ...
  • Ricky Ponting to play his last Test at Perth 29-11-2012 11:26 AM

    The former Australian captain announced his retirement on Thursday from all forms of cricket. ...
  • Ricky Ponting announces retirement from international cricket 29-11-2012 09:48 AM

    The third Test against South Africa starting on Friday at WACA, Perth would be his last match. ...
  • Jitters in Indian batting still evident 08-02-2012 09:37 PM

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  • All-round Ashwin delivers the goods 08-02-2012 06:40 PM

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  • Kohli is run out by a direct hit 08-02-2012 06:05 PM

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  • Luck not going India's way, says Kohli 13-01-2012 08:28 PM

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  • Future of Indian cricket bleak: Warner 13-01-2012 07:52 PM

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  • Abject India are snoozing and losing 13-01-2012 05:21 PM

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  • Ishant's yakking gets Warner thwacking 13-01-2012 05:06 PM

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  • Kohli's rashness opens the floodgates 13-01-2012 04:57 PM

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  • Dravid achieves a dubious distinction 13-01-2012 04:38 PM

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