BACK PAGE: 1991 ENGLAND cricket manager Micky Stewart and former England paceman Fred Trueman
were involved in a furious bust-up during the Radio 3 Test Match special team's annual dinner.
Fred was born as Uldis Krigers but changed his first name to Fred after the famous Yorkshire cricketer Fred Trueman
He and Fred Trueman
, one of the Yorkshire greats alongside Geoff Boycott and Ray Illingworth who would go on to star for club and country for much of the next 30 to 40 years collectively, also played his first match for the White Rose that spring day at Fenner's in 1949.
The 32-year-old, whose mastery of the moving ball has already taken him past the likes of Bob Willis and Fred Trueman
, will be a worthy heir to Botham when the moment comes.
Meanwhile, Anderson responded well to the controversy, replacing Fred Trueman
as England's highest wicket-taker at home, when he took his 230th scalp.
2006: Former England fast bowler Fred Trueman
died at the age of 75 less than two months after being diagnosed with lung cancer.
Newell also joked that he might have a bit of late bowling legend Fred Trueman
in him, as both of them are from Yorkshire, adding that he planned to spend his money on a family holiday in Australia in time for the Boxing Day Ashes Test in Melbourne.
Anderson struck again when Peter Fulton, the tourists other opener, nicked a good length ball low to second slip Graeme Swann as the Lancashire seamer became only the fourth England bowler after Fred Trueman
, Bob Willis and Ian Botham to take 300 Test wickets.
: The Authorised Biography, By Chris Waters (Aurum Press) Following a hugely successful cricketing career, Fred Trueman
was probably the first 'professional Yorkshireman' to appear on our radios and televisions after he finished playing.
Australia recovered The Ashes in 1934 and held them until 1953, but the 1950s belonged to England and match-winners like Fred Trueman
, Frank Tyson, Brian Statham, Peter May and Jim Laker - the latter taking a record-breaking 19 wickets at Old Trafford in 1956.
Across 3 1966 World Cup final hat-trick hero (5) 6 Brecon-born jockey whose first Classic winner was Right Tack in 2,000 Guineas, 1969 (5,5) 9 Sheffield's home of snooker (7) 10 Nickname of fast bowler Fred Trueman
(5) 11 Somerset racecourse (4) 12 Australian steeplechaser nicknamed the Black Kangaroo (5) 14 Charlton midfielder, 49 caps for the Rep of Ireland (7) 16 Restraint for a horse (7) 18 Manager who took Sevilla to successive Uefa Cup wins (5) 19 Irish ex-Bradford City, Coventry and Liverpool centre back (4) 21 Long throw specialist at Stoke (5) 22 Ex-Oldham, Villa and Everton full-back, three England caps 1991-1993 (7) 23 Epsom Derby winner 2004 (5,5) 24 In baseball, home to the Yomiuri Giants and Yakult Swallows (5)
, Trevor Bailey, Christopher Martin Jenkins and, of course, the incomparable John Arlott, talked about the performance of the players, while Frindall gave vibrancy to what had previously been dry statistics.