Perth loses fifth Ashes Test due to WA quarantine rules, no decision on replacement venue

The fifth and final Ashes Test will not be played in Perth after Cricket Australia decided to move the match due to Western Australia’s COVID-19 restrictions. Australia and England were hoping the Western Australian government would give exemptions for players and staff to avoid lengthy quarantines, but they faced a 14-day stint on arriving in Perth. … Read more

South Australia shuts down WA’s bold plan

Western Australia’s plan didn’t fly with South Australia. South Australian cricket officials have shut down an audacious attempt from the West Australian government to steal the second Ashes Test as Perth looms closer to losing its hosting rights. Strict border controls are set to see Cricket Australia take the fifth Test out of WA with … Read more