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WACA Perth Pitch Report

Perth Cricket stadium popularly known as WACA ground is located on the western side of Australia in Perth. WACA , Perth  . Perth Pitch Report is a bowler’s paradise. In world of hitters ,you rarely see wickets supporting bowlers. Perth is exactly a fast bowler’s wicket with good bounce and quickness in pitch.

Name : WACA , Perth cricket ground.

Address : Nelson Cres, East Perth Western Australia (WA) 6004, Australia

Telephone : +61 8 9265 7222 , +61 (8) 9265 7275

WACA Perth ground capacity : 20,000 Approx

Perth Pitch Report – The pitch at WACA is one of the best wicket supporting fast bowlers .However,over last few months the pitch is getting more flat and easier to bat on.

WACA Perth Pitch Report

Tests : Perth Pitch Report :

  • The first test match here was played between Australia and England in 1970 on December 11.
  • WACA ,Perth highest score: 735 for 6 declared by  Australia against Zimbabwe.
  • Average score 1st innings score : 329
  • Average score 2nd innings score : 318
  • Test Toss Prediction  Batting first is the best option after winning the toss.
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ODI : Perth Pitch Report

Pitch is good for bowlers for movement. The hard bounce and speed pitch ofers cannot be matched to other pitches in the world.

    • WACA ,Perth highest score : 417/6 by Australia against Afganistan
    • Highest Wicket Taking bowler : Wasim Akram. 12 wickets in 26 matches.
    • Average score 1st innings score –  222
    • Toss Prediction – Bat first after winning the toss.
    • Quick Tip : Team losing toss has won(60%)  matches than team winning toss (40%)
    • South Africa have the best record among all the teams at Perth.
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Big Bash League Perth Cricket Ground WACA Pitch Report :

  • Home Ground for Perth Scorchers
  • Low scoring pitch.Waca pitch is one of the best pitches in Australia for bowlers both fast & spinners
  • Stat : Team batting second has won the match 3/4 times (75%) .
  • Average first Innings score : 131
  • Toss : Field first to take advantage of fast and bouncy wicket.
  • Toss Prediction : Team winning toss have lost 4/4 matches (100%)
  • Schedule :

    23.12.16 Friday Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers
    1.1.17 Sunday Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder
    5.1.17 Thursday Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat
    14.1.17 Saturday Perth Scorchers vs Melbourne Stars

T20 Perth Pitch Report

Perth T20 pitch is for bowlers in first 10 overs of the innings and for batsmen in rest of the innings

  • WACA ,Perth highest score : 213/4 by Australia vs England
  • Highest Run score : Cameroon White.
  • Average score 1st innings score : 137 runs
  • Toss Prediction : Field first to chase and take advantage in first 10 overs.
  • Stat : Team winning the toss have won only 3/9 ( 30%) of the matches.
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Perth Cricket Ground fun facts & records
  • 290 runs scored by Ross Taylor vs Australia. This is the highest score against Australia in Australia.
  • 59 ball – hundred . David Warner put up his 4th fastest Test century in world against India on this ground.
  • India & New Zealand played the first One Day International match on Perth.
  • India have defended a score of 162 against New Zealand in ODI 1980 on this ground.

Also Read : All Big Bash League Pitch Reports.

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