In the light of Western Australia’s woeful performance in the Pura Cup game against Queensland (that was still meant to be going on), I IM‘d Phil and said:
so, what should be happening now is that Gillies and Dorey should be mopping up the QLD tail to register the first win of the season
And in perhaps the best piece of fantasy cricket writing ever, he replied:
in my own dream state that is exactly what has happened. After Gilchrist had made a tidy 250 from 138 balls and Martyn a very stylish 303*. Then I would have had the Bulls 8-15 with Watson ‘retired dead’ before a handy last wicket partnership of 290 took them to within two runs of victory before Bichel suffered a massive brain haemorraghe and fell on his own stumps cutting his carotid artery.