“I'm writing a book on magic”, I explain, and I'm asked, “Real magic?” By real magic people mean miracles, thaumaturgical acts, and supernatural powers. “No”, I answer: “Conjuring tricks, not real magic”. Real magic, in other words, refers to the magic that is not real, while the magic that is real, that can actually be done, is not real magic.”
― Lee Siegel, 'Net of Magic: Wonders and Deceptions in India'
Walcott. Just to en-drama things.
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Simpson^ | Hayden | Bradman | Chappell^ | Ponting | Border* | Gilchrist+ | Davidson3 | Warne4^ | Lillee1 | McGrath2
Greenidge | Hunte | Richards^ | Headley* | Lara^ | Sobers5^ | Walcott+ | Marshall1 | Ambrose2 | Holding3 | Garner4
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Hobbs | Hutton*^ | Hammond^ | Compton | Barrington | Botham5^ | Knott | Trueman1 | Laker4 | Larwood2 | Barnes3
I guess my vote decides. And on the basis of an all pace attack, and the fact that he kept for (basically) his entire career, I'll go with Dujon. Walcott only kept in 15 of 44 matches. His batting is a massive bonus, but Dujon was no mug with the bat, and he is a proper keeper.
Select two openers from the following (or add your own legit suggestions)
Howezat had said that he withdrew his Dujon vote if it was tied, so unless you vote to tie it again I figured that Walcott has won the position.
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