Fred Titmus Height, Age, Net Worth, House, Affairs, Biography

Fred Titmus began his First-Class career when Clement Attlee was in office and ended it during the premiership of Margaret Thatcher. Thus, his career outlasted seven other Prime Ministers in between. It started at the age of 16, and ended in a surprise game on special request of Mike Brearley a few months from his 50th birthday.

Fred Titmus

Even more incredible was the continuation of his career after losing four toes in a boating  accident. In the summer that followed, Titmus played 30 matches for Middlesex, picking up 111 wickets at 19.37. He also scored 924 runs at 25.35 with five half centuries — in fact, he headed the batting averages for his county. John Woodcock observed in the Times, ”As I watched him carried from the sea I saw little chance of him playing again. [His return is] a remarkable story of good doctoring, good luck and irrepressible spirit.”

Titmus was a good enough batsman to open against Australia when the situation demanded, but his batting was always the secondary skill, made useful through application, pluck and sound basics. It was as an off-spinner that he made his reputation and his claims to the England side.

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He loved bowling long spells, cutting off scoring opportunities and patiently waiting for the batsman to make mistakes. At Lord’s he was a familiar sight, hitching up his trousers, blowing into his right hand, and jogging a couple of paces from the Pavilion End with John Murray behind the stumps and Peter Parfitt at slip.

Fred Titmus Height, Age, Net Worth and Biography

Fred Titmus Biography 
Born Name Fred Titmus
Nick NameFred Titmus
Died OnMarch 23, 2011
Profession Cricketer
International DebutTest debut England v South Africa at Lord's, Jun 23-27, 1955 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Adelaide, Jan 25-30, 1975 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v England at Wellington, Mar 9, 1975 scorecard
Coach/MentorNot known
Jersey NumberNot known
Domestic/State TeamsNot known
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleOff-break
Nature on fieldNot known
Likes to play againstNot known
Records/Achievements (main ones)Not known
Personal Life
Date of Birth24-11-1932
Died OnMarch 23, 2011
Birth PlaceKentish Town, Middlesex, England
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Not known
Profile ImageFred Titmus
SchoolNot known
UniversityNot known
Educational QualificationsNot known
Net Worth & Salary (approx.)
SalaryNot known
Net WorthNot known
Contact Address
AddressKentish Town, Middlesex, England
Phone/Mobile NumberNot known
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