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Strange case of Adrian Shankar is officially closed

The curious case of Adrian Shankar, the batsman who was released by Worcestershire in May after doubts were raised about his age and playing pedigree, is finally over. West Mercia Police, who spent more than four months investigating the former … Continue reading

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Worcs chairman Price deflects blame for ‘Shankargate’

Worcestershire’s chairman Martyn Price has exonerated chief executive David Leatherdale and director of cricket Steve Rhodes of any blame in the ‘Shankargate’ affair. West Mercia Police have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Worcestershire’s decision to award batsman Adrian … Continue reading

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Police confirm investigation into Shankar affair

Former Worcestershire batsman Adrian Shankar faces a police investigation over suggestions that he may have provided false information to obtain a contract with the county. Shankar was signed by Worcestershire on a two-year deal only two weeks ago but that … Continue reading

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Worcestershire close strange case of Adrian Shankar

Worcestershire have released batsman Adrian Shankar after a brief and mysterious two-week spell at New Road. Shankar was released by Lancashire last season but was signed by Worcestershire a fortnight ago in a blaze of publicity. It was claimed that … Continue reading

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Batsman Shankar signs for Worcestershire

Worcestershire have signed former Cambridge University opening batsman Adrian Shankar on a contract until the end of the 2012 season. Shankar was released by Lancashire last season but spent the winter playing for Colombo in Sri Lanka’s Mercantile League. “Adrian … Continue reading

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