He had a history of being stalked by the dark side of cricket. Kerry Packer, Hansie Cronje and now death. Ironic how the game he loved so much, took away so much from him.
When life is full of ifs and buts, trial and error is the best way to go. And to be on the happier side of life, when things go horribly wrong, make sure you have someone to blame it on.