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  • 11 Jun
    Vidarbha slumped to their fifth-lowest score in Ranji Trophy history as Maharashtra bowled them out for 59 runs in Kolkata, on the back of Anupam Sanklechas career-best figures of 7 for 25.Shalabh Shrivastava top scored with 19, but with no other batsman reaching double figures. Sanklecha cleaned up the tail as they lost their last five wickets in the space of eight runs. In response, Maharashtras Naushad Shaikh scored his second-consecutive ton. He remained unbeaten on 111 with Ankit Bawne (75) as Maharashtra finished on 240 for 3, with the partnership worth 181.In Agartala, Prerak Mankads 137-ball 96 helped Saurashtra post 277 against Jharkhand. Asked to bat, Saurashtra fell from 11 for 0 to 38 for 4, before the captain Jaydev Shah (51) and Mankad put together 62 runs to take them to 100, following which Jaydev was bowled by Samar Quadri. Mankad reached his second fifty in his second first-class match before falling short of a maiden century when Ashish Kumar dismissed him four shy of triple figures. A 40-run last wicket partnership between Vandit Jivrajani and Kushang Patel took them to 277. Kumar and Shahbaz Nadeem were the pick of the Jharkhand bowlers picking up four and three wickets each, respectively. In the 9 overs Jharkhand batted, openers Anand Singh and Pratyush Singh scored 29 runs by stumps, trailing by 248.Three half-centuries from Karnatakas batsmen powered them to 345 for 6 at stumps against Rajasthan in Vizianagaram. Choosing to bat, openers Ravikumar Samarth and KL Rahul scored 111 runs before Rahul, returning to first-class cricket to prove his match fitness ahead of the third England Test, was dismissed on 76 by left-arm pacer TM Ul-Haq. Mayank Agarwal, who has just one fifty-plus score this season, stitched together a 68-run stand with Stuart Binny. He made 81 and was dismissed with Karnataka on 283 for 5. The lower middle order then conjured up a fight to take them close to 350.Assam scored 224 for 5, on the back of a 131-run partnership for the fifth wicket, against Odisha in Hyderabad.After losing their first three wickets for 37 runs, Sibsankar Roy laboured to a 142-ball 37, before being dismissed after adding 60 runs for the fourth wicket. Kunal Saikia and Arun Karthik then batted till second-last over of the day, adding 131 before the latter was dismissed by Basant Mohanty on 62. Saikia finished not out on 88 - his highest first-class score - with Arup Das (0) as play ended on day 1. Mohanty and Suryakant Prasad finished with two wickets each for Odisha. Discount Swell Bottles .Y. -- Marcell Dareus and the Buffalo Bills defence made life miserable for Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco. Swell Water Bottle Clearance . 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Former Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale isnt sure James Harden can morph into a full-time point guard.Harden is moving into the role under new coach Mike DAntoni, and while he did lead shooting guards with a touch rate of 85.1 percent last season, McHale wonders whether Harden can become a facilitator first.You are who you are a lot of times, McHale, who will analyze games for TNT this season, said during a Tuesday conference call with reporters. Can you change and be a facilitator first? I dont know. Kevin Garnett, a guy I go way, way back with -- Kevin Garnett was always a pass-first player. He was a pass-first player his first day of practice when he was with the Minnesota Timberwolves.James is a scorer, and at the end of the day, you do fall back on what you are. James is a scorer at heart. Can you change that? ... Can you be something that youre really not for an entire 82-game season? Hes a great facilitator, great passer, and he has great vision -- he really is a scorer as a basketball player.McHale said Harden dominated the ball when he coached the Rockets, moving traditional point guard Patrick Beverley to shooting guard at times. Beverleys touch rate was 55.8 percent last season, compared to Hardens 85.1.Those numbers are expected to increase under DAntonis up-tempo offense, which calls foor spacing for outside shooting, the ability to push the pace and high pick-and-rolls.ddddddddddddGrant Hill played one season under DAntoni in Phoenix during the 2007-08 season, when the?Suns?averaged 110.1 points per game -- third best in the league.Hill, along with McHale, doesnt see much difference in what Harden did in the past. However, there are some concerns about whether Harden can operate the offense efficiently.Now you have a guy in Harden, he wants to score and hes great at it, and I know he had seven-plus assists last year, Hill said. But its going to be interesting. The jury is still out. Im not sure how its all going to work. I think he will put up great numbers, and his numbers may even be better ... if thats possible from last year. In terms of how the team plays, how they play together, how they jell, Im not entirely sure the style of play -- the position that Harden is in -- is going to translate to success with the team.In three preseason games, Harden has averaged a league-leading 12 assists per game and is second in scoring at 23.3 points.Houston has won all three of those preseason games, with its fourth contest coming Wednesday against New Orleans. ' ' '