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The WACA board will decide today whether its proposed multi-million dollar ground redevelopment goes ahead.

WACA chairman Sam Gannon rejected suggestions that development partner Ascot Capital was poised to withdraw from the joint venture but he would not express any confidence that the project remained alive.

"Ascot has not advised us that they don't intend to go ahead with the development," Gannon said.

"But I am not prepared to say whether I am confident it will go ahead."

Ascot director David van der Walt said from South Africa last night that he had not told the WACA that he considered the project to be unviable.

With Australia poised to regain the Ashes at the WACA Ground, the association is facing one of the toughest decisions of its 128-year existence.

The apartment development on the western side of the ground has long been mooted as a potential financial saviour of a ground with only one tenant and limited money-making opportunities.

But the loss of the Perth Test match next year and the chaotic scenes on Friday as the new queuing system broke down with 3500 members attempting to get in are likely to be the catalyst for a comprehensive review of the ground's future.