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
|First-class span||1974 - 1974|
|List A span||1974 - 1974|
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.
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"