India A 7 for 304 (Nair 72, Samson 54, ODonnell 2-46) beat National Performance Squad 218 (Cartwright 65, Heazlett 60, Kulkarni 3-38, Unadkat 3-43) by 86 runsScorecard India A surged to the top of the points table in the Quadrangular A team one day series with a bonus-point, 86-run win over the National Performance Squad (NPS) in Townsville on Sunday. Karun Nair and Sanju Samson scored 72 and 54 respectively to help India A post a formidable 7 for 304, the highest team total of the tournament so far, after which India As bowlers bundled NPS out for 218 in 46 overs. The pace pair of Jaydev Unadkat and Dhawal Kulkarni took three wickets each.India A had raced off to 27 in the first three overs, after being put in to bat by NPS. They lost opener Faiz Fazal to left-arm seamer Tom ODonnell in the fourth over. Nair, who opened the innings, anchored India with an 85-ball 72, which included seven fours, while at No. 6, Samson took charge towards the slog overs, striking 54 off 42 balls with three fours and as many sixes. Bookended between the two fifties, were contributions from Shreyas Iyer (45), Manish Pandey (31) and Kedar Jadhav (45) that ensured India kept up a healthy scoring rate in the middle overs.After the early loss of Caleb Jewell, the NPS chase stabilised through a 108-run partnership for the second wicket between the in-form Hilton Cartwright and Sam Heazlett. Cartwrights 65 was his second successive fifty, while Heazlett maintained his place at the top of the tournaments run charts with 60. Both batsmen were dismissed in the space of four overs and the NPS chase fell apart after that, as the team lost their last seven wickets for 62 runs.This was the first defeat of the series for NPS, and the action now moves from Townsville to Mackay. Wholesale Rays Jerseys .J. -- Josh Cribbs was in the Pro Bowl in February and out of a job six months later. Tampa Bay Rays Store .Y. - New York City has been selected to host the NBA All-Star weekend in 2015, with the game played at Madison Square Garden and the slam dunk contest and other skills events held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. https://www.cheapraysonline.com/ . There are some early surprises in the race for the Hart Trophy, but two of the contenders are the leagues biggest stars over the past decade. There are many more players in contention for the awards than just the three that Ive named, and a good or bad week can easily alter the landscape, but through the first 20 or so games of the NHL season, this is how the awards races look to me. Fake Rays Jerseys . -- Derrick Rose shook off poor shooting early to hit clutch shots late and Carlos Boozer had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 104-95 preseason victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. Tampa Bay Rays Gear . Vaives lawyer Trevor Whiffen claims the former 50-goal man wasnt provided with a copy of the claim beforehand and that he would not have agreed to the allegations made against the NHL had he been asked to review its contents. Tegan Harrison has been called into the NSW team to help defend a big lead as the State of Origin jockeys series goes into its second round.Michael Rodd rode the winners of both heats in the first round at Eagle Farm on December 10 to help NSW to 24 points and a big lead.However, Rodd, who is based in Singapore, is on a family holiday and unavailable for Doomben on Saturday.Tim Clark who rode a third and an unplaced runner on the first day is also unavailable.Harrison will be joined by Tye Angland who rode in the series last year.I have been based in Queensland for years but I was born and raised in the Northern Rivers. I am looking forward to Saturday but I think the others will be keen to catch us, Harrison said.A Racing Queensland spokesman said the other confirmed visiting riders would be Brad Rawiller and Chris Symons (Victoria), Dylan Dunn and Noel Callow (South Australia), and Brad and Chris Parnham (Western Australia).ddddddddddddDamian Browne will be one of the riders for New Zealand with the other to be confirmed.There was plenty of interest in the first round with UBETs turnover up by about 20 per cent on Brisbane racing, the spokesman said.The final round of the UBET sponsored series will be at the Gold Coast on January 7.The points after the first round are NSW (24), Queensland (9), New Zealand (9), Victoria (4), South Australia (4) and Western Australia (4). ' ' '