Elite Cricket | Overview

The Western Australian Cricket Association offers an extensive range of elite team representation opportunities for both male and female athletes at both senior and an underage level. The teams and programs utilise facilities at both the WACA and our new high performance venue at Murdoch University.

Male Cricket

The State representative pathway opportunities are:

Since entering the national competition in the middle of the last century, the Warriors have proved to be an outstanding success in both short and longer versions of the game, and in providing players for the national team. In the 2014-15 season, the Warriors were Sheffield Shield runners-up and Matador BBQs One-Day Cup champions.

The Perth Scorchers lifted the 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2016-17 Big Bash League titles and have made the finals of every BBL season. The club has qualified for the 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Champions League Twenty20 competitions.

High Performance Programs

The WACA also conducts many quality high performance programs that provide the pathway to our representative State team opportunities.

Premier Cricket

Premier Cricket is the pathway competition players need to be playing to gain entry into our high performance pathway programs and teams.

Female Cricket

The State representative pathway opportunities are:


The WACA also offers great opportunities for females to represent our State. We enter junior teams in national competitions at Under 15 & Under 18 age levels. The Alcohol.Think Again Western Fury (our open women’s team) play in the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) in a 50-over competition. The Perth Scorchers compete in the Rebel Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) and were runners-up in WBBL|02.

A variety of high performance programs are offered to our emerging female players including talent camps and the Girls Country Cricket Carnival.