Ellyse Perry's Cricket Australia XI hold off West Indies.
Chris Roots rates the movers in the Melbourne Cup field
Half a world away, Nash Rawiller can only chuckle at the irony. He pledged to shadow Fiorente's every step in his own Melbourne Cup quest last year before being ripped from the saddle of Gai Waterhouse's subsequent history maker.
They would be cricket's version of a tennis "lucky loser", but Hong Kong's cricketers are ready should they be needed to replace the West Indies at next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.