Sport Head set for chance with the bat in Perth
Crown Casino Perth inquiry recommended by WA regulator after scathing NSW report
WA's Gaming and Wagering Commission recommends an independent inquiry be established into Crown's suitability to hold the state's only casino license following last week's scathing report in New South Wales.The recommendation has been made after an urgent meeting of the Gaming and Wagering Commission (GWC), with WA Police Deputy Commissioner Col Blanch among those present at the meeting.
Travis Head's push to reclaim his Test spot will begin at the WACA after South Australia won the toss and decided to bat first against Western Australia.
Playing in his first red-ball match since being dropped from Australia's Test team in January, Head will bat at No.4 for the Redbacks on Thursday.
Alex Carey will also play his first red-ball match of the summer after being called into Australia's Test squad to play South Africa before the tour was called off.
Western Australia also welcome Cameron Green back into their team, for his first top-level cricket in any format since the end of the Test summer.
MAFS star Tracey Jewel weds high school sweetheart Nathan Constable
Married At First Sight star Tracey Jewel has tied the knot in a surprise wedding to her doting fiancé, Nathan Constable. On Saturday, the glowing 37-year-old married her high school sweetheart in a quaint Perth ceremony.Tracey, who is 35-weeks pregnant, looked radiant in a custom-made gown by Ashley Graham x Pronovias, who went 'above and beyond' with intricate embellishments which draped down her figure perfectly.
The match is the first for both teams since the end of Shield hub in Adelaide, with the focus having solely been on white-ball cricket since then.
The Redback are winless at the bottom of the ladder, while Western Australia have drawn three of their four games and won one.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Cameron Bancroft, Sam Whiteman, Shaun Marsh (c), Hilton Cartwright, Cameron Green, Aaron Hardie, Josh Inglis (wk), Matthew Kelly, Cameron Gannon, Liam Guthrie, Liam O'Connor.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA: Henry Hunt, Will Bosisto, Liam Scott, Travis Head, Alex Carey, Harry Nielsen, Jake Lehmann, Chadd Sayers, Daniel Worrall, David Grant, Wes Agar.
Perth weather forecast for heavy rains as triple the monthly average may fall by end of week .
Perth has exceeded its average rainfall for March in the space of a day, while heavy rain in the Wheatbelt has boosted farmers' confidence before seeding.In the space of one day on Monday, Perth exceeded its long-term monthly average rainfall for the whole of March, with 25.6mm recorded along with thunderstorms and power outages to over 1,700 homes.