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Fred Trueman
Popularly known to the cricketing world as the Fiery Fred, Fred Trueman was the first bowler in the history of test cricket to take three hundred wickets. If praises were coins, Fred Trueman would have been a billionaire, the like of Sir Garfield Sobers considered Fred Trueman to be one of the best fast bowlers he has ever faced.

Fred Trueman was uninhibited about expressing his dislike for the modern changes in game. He carried his strong views to his commentator chair when he joined BBC in the 1970s. His favorite phrase to capture what according to him was a case of chaotic modern cricket was ' I don't know what is happening out there'.

Fred Trueman was a respected summariser and a broadcaster for BBC Test Match Special.

Fred Trueman was made the OBE in 1989. He breathed his last on July 1 2006. offers information on Fred Trueman and other famous cricket commentators.

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