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Paul Roberts      

Full name Christopher Paul Roberts

Born October 12, 1951, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire

Died June 9, 1977, Raven Crag, Coombe Ghyl, Borrowdale, Cumberland (aged 25 years 240 days)

Major teams Lincolnshire, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 1 1 0 0* - 0 0 0 0 0 0
List A 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 126 40 1 1/34 40.00 1.90 126.0 0 0
List A 1 48 32 2 2/32 2/32 16.00 4.00 24.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1974 - 1974
List A span 1974 - 1974
Profile

Paul Roberts, who played for Lincolnshire and in one match for Worcestershire in 1974, was killed by a 200 ft fall while climbing Raven Crag, Borrowdale, on June 9. A companion also died. Roberts, who was 25 at the time of his death, was a right-hand batsman and medium-pace bowler. He held a teaching appointment in Kidderminster.
The Cricketer

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 & 9/3 (6 ov) Kent 412
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 295/3 (91 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 120/3 (42 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 189/8 (67 ov) Notts 189
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-24
Lancashire won by an innings and 96 runs
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-24
Worcs won by 7 wickets
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 407/9 (139 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 154/4 (60 ov, target 238)
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