Perth Stadium is a newly built stadium in the suburb of Burswood, close to Perth city, Western Australia. The stadium was officially opended in January 2018. It is also currently known by its sponsors name: Optus Stadium.
The stadium has a capacity of over 60,000 people (though it can be extended up to 65,000 seats for rectangular sports), making it the third-largest stadium in Australia (after the MCG and Stadium Australia).
Major Events Held
Here are just some of the recent major events that have been held at the stadium:
- 2018 - ODI cricket match between Australia and England, 28 January 2018
- 2018 - The first AFL premiership match played at the stadium, between West Coast and Sydney, 25 March 2018
- 2019 - Game 2 of rugby league's State of Origin series
- 2019, 2021 - Bledisloe Cup game
- 2021 - AFL Grand Final
- 2022 T20 World Cup
- Other Perth stadius: WACA, Subiaco Oval
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