[caption id="attachment_537873" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-537873 " alt="Live Cricket Score, Ranji Trophy, Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Ranji Trophy 2016-17 live score, ranji trophy live day 1, Maharashtra vs Saurashtra, Maharashtra vs Saurashtra Live score, Ranji Trophy Live Streaming day 1, Ranji Trophy Match Results" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Sheldon-Jackson1.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> The star of the Saurashtra innings was Sheldon Jackson, who scored 105 off 153 balls with 10 boundaries and 5 sixes AFP (File Photo)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Senior batsman <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/cheteshwar-pujara" target="_blank">Cheteshwar Pujara</a> remained unbeaten on 79 and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/sheldon-jackson" target="_blank">Sheldon Jackson</a> slammed 105, as <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/saurashtra" target="_blank">Saurashtra</a> reached 285 for 3, on the first day of their <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ranji-trophy" target="_blank">Ranji Trophy</a> 2016-17 match against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/maharashtra" target="_blank">Maharashtra</a>. Saurashtra have ensured that they have laid down a strong platform against a team which posted a total in excess of 600 in their previous match in the Ranji Trophy 2016-17. Pujara was unbeaten on 79 off as many as 219 balls, with the help of 6 boundaries and 1 six and he was batting with Jaydev Shah when stumps were drawn on the first day. This Group A match is being played at Dr PVG Raju ACA Sports Complex in Vizianagaram. <strong><a title="LIVE Cricket Score Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Day 1, Round 3" href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/live-cricket-score-ranji-trophy-2016-17-day-1-round-3-537415">LIVE Cricket Score Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Day 1, Round 3</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>After being asked to bat first, Saurashtra openers began sedately as they added 47 runs for the first wicket. Avi Barot scored 24 off 42 balls with the help of 4 boundaries, whereas his partner Sagar Jogiyani scored 28 off 76 balls, with 4 boundaries as well. However, the star of the Saurashtra innings was Sheldon Jackson, who scored 105 off 153 balls with 10 boundaries and 5 sixes. He was dismissed by Akshay Darekar, getting him caught by Rahul Tripathi. Pujara and Jackson added as many as 164 runs for the third wicket. <p></p> <p></p>At stumps, Jaydev Shah was on 36 not out off 52 balls with the help of 7 boundaries. Rahul Tripathi was the pick among the bowlers with 1 for 30 off his 10 overs. Mohsin Sayyed and Darekar chipped in with a wicket each. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Brief scores</strong> <p></p> <p></p><strong>Saurashtra</strong> 285 for 3 (Cheteshwar Pujara 79*, Sheldon Jackson 105, Jaydev Shah 36*; Rahul Tripathi 1 for 30) vs <strong>Maharashtra</strong>.