The 2016-17 season schedule will see the WACA Ground host the first Test of the summer, as well as a One-Day International. The Matador BBQs One-Day Cup returns to the WACA Ground, while the KFC Big Bash League, Women's Big Bash League, Women's National Cricket League and Sheffield Shield will also feature.
Commonwealth Bank First Test - Australia v South Africa - 3-7 November 2016
Victoria Bitter One-Day International - Australia v Pakistan - 19 January 2017
Four KFC Big Bash League matches at #TheFurnace
Minimum four Women's Big Bash League matches at #TheFurnace including 14 January 2017 double-header
Five Sheffield Shield matches at the WACA Ground
Five Matador BBQs One-Day Cup matches at the WACA Ground including three involving the Alcohol.Think Again Western Warriors
Two Women's National Cricket League matches at the WACA Ground
Commonwealth Bank First Test
Summer comes early to Australia, right here at the WACA Ground with the Commonwealth Bank First Test
Summer comes early this year with the Commonwealth Bank Test against South Africa starting on 3 November at the WACA Ground. Perth is hosting the first Test of the summer for the first time since 2003, giving West Australian fans the chance to see the Australian team in action before anyone else, and with a large and passionate South African expat community in Perth the atmosphere at match is set to be electric.
There are few events in the Australian sporting calendar that evoke as much passion as Test cricket and the rivalry between Australia and South Africa is strong, with the visitors having claimed victory in the last series played between the team in Australia. South Africa will be looking to challenge Australia’s current #1 ICC Test Ranking as they return to Australia for the Commonwealth Bank Test Series.
Fans can enjoy their day at the cricket in comfort thanks to sunscreen dispensers and water bubblers located throughout the WACA Ground or purchase a Platinum seat for the best chance of a shaded seat for the majority of the day.
South African fans can also choose to book tickets in the South African Fan Zone to sit with like-minded fans.
Tickets to the Commonwealth Bank Test are more affordable than ever, with adult tickets from $30, kids tickets from $10 and family tickets from just $65, making a day at the cricket even more appealing.
The Perth Commonwealth Bank Test runs from 3 November to 7 November. For more information about the Commonwealth Bank Test and to purchase tickets, visit cricket.com.au/tickets.
Victoria Bitter One-Day International
Experience the fun and colour of summer at one day international cricket
Australia is set to take on Pakistan in the heat of the summer at the Victoria Bitter One Day International on 19 January at the WACA Ground.
Pakistan returns for their first ODI match in Perth since 2010 and fans can look forward to seeing how Australia’s top order fare against a Pakistan bowling line-up featuring some of the most exciting and talented young bowlers in the world. The world class cricket action combined with all of the fun of an ODI crowd make this a match fans won’t want to miss.
Fans are encouraged to get involved with the fun of the day by dressing up for the match and showing their colours for their team - whether it is in a banana costume or decked out in your team’s colours.
Tickets to the Victoria Bitter One Day International are more affordable than ever, with adult tickets from $30, kids tickets from $10 and family tickets from just $65, making a day at the cricket even more appealing.
Fans can enjoy their day at the cricket in comfort thanks to sunscreen dispensers and water bubblers located throughout the WACA Ground.
The alcohol-free Dry Zone lets fans enjoy the cricket however they choose and Pakistan fans can sit with like-minded fans in the Pakistan Fan Zone.
Cricket fans heading to the Victoria Bitter One Day International will get a very different taste for the game with the free 'Field of Flavours’ food market offering fans cuisines from all over the world. Inspired by popular late-night food markets around the world, the event will give fans the chance to enjoy a range of cuisines.
For more information about the Victoria Bitter One Day International and to purchase tickets, visit cricket.com.au/tickets.