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Last Updated: Saturday, 1 July 2006, 13:16 GMT 14:16 UK
Trueman's career in pictures

Fred Trueman bowling for Yorkshire against Essex at Brentwood in 1951

Fred Trueman makes his Yorkshire debut in 1949 and is nicknamed "Fiery Fred" due to the pace he creates

1953 England cricket team at The Oval -  Trueman is pictured top right

He makes his Test debut in 1952 against India and goes on to help England regain the Ashes in 1953

The Yorkshire team for the 1954 season, Fred Trueman pictured top right

Trueman is an integral part of the Yorkshire side that comes close to dethroning the dominant Surrey team of the 1950s

Colin Cowdrey catches Neil Hawke at slip

The Yorkshireman becomes the first bowler to take 300 Test wickets when Colin Cowdrey catches Australia's Neil Hawke

Fred Trueman celebrates his 300th Test wicket

Trueman is congratulated by his team-mates after reaching the milestone in 1964 and he finishes with 307 Test wickets

Trueman, Basil D'Oliveira and Gary Sobers

Trueman heads off for a tournament in Australia in 1968, along with Basil D'Oliveira and Gary Sobers

Trueman on Test Match Special

After his 20-year playing career ends, Trueman moves to BBC Test Match Special where he is an expert analyst for 26 years

Trueman at his auction at London's Grosvenor Hotel

Trueman decides to auction off his cricket memorabilia on his 70th birthday in 2001, raising 50,000

Trueman at his auction

The ball he took his 300th Test wicket with generates most interest, selling for 16,000

Fred Trueman

He is diagnosed with a form of lung cancer in May 2006 and passes away at a Yorkshire hospital on 1 July, 2006 aged 75

Headingley flags are put to halfmast during England's ODI against Sri Lanka

As a mark of respect, flags at Trueman's homeground Headingley are put to halfmast as England take on Sri Lanka

Tributes pour in for Trueman
01 Jul 06 |  Cricket
Parky on Fred Trueman
01 Jul 06 |  Cricket
Farewell 'Fiery Fred'
01 Jul 06 |  Cricket


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