Fred Trueman

English cricketer (1931-2006)

Frederick Sewards Trueman OBE (6 February 19311 July 2006) was a Yorkshire and England cricketer, regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers in history. Known as Fiery Fred, he was first man to take 300 Test wickets, and later became a popular and outspoken radio summariser.

Statue of Trueman


  • He is possibly the only bowler to have played in a Test series as an automatic choice without taking a wicket.

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