Full Name: Adrian Shankar
Born: May 7 1985 , Ascot, Berkshire
Other teams: Bedfordshire, Cambridge University
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm off-break
Shankar joins Lancashire after several Second XI appearances for Kent and Middlesex. A pupil at Bedford School, he played for Bedfordshire as a teenager before captaining Cambridge University. He opens the batting and is a good fielder.