[caption id="attachment_658486" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-658486" alt="Cheteshwar Pujara (l) and Murali Vijay scored big for their Ranji sides respectively AFP" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/vijay-pujara-1.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Cheteshwar Pujara (l) and Murali Vijay (r) scored hundreds for their Ranji sides respectively AFP (file photo)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>With a mini-break from international cricket, Team <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india">India </a>regulars were in attendance for round 5 of the Ranji Trophy 2017-18. Day 1 saw stars ascend to domestic circuit; some faltered, some excelled, while some had a tough outing. <p></p> <p></p>Let us read how marquee players fared on the opening day. <p></p> <p></p>Mumbai s teenage sensation <b>Prithvi Shaw</b> and India s Test vice-captain<b> Ajinkya Rahane</b> sadly did not make any contribution in Mumbai s 500th Ranji match. Both fell for ducks. <p></p> <p></p><b>Shreyas Iyer:</b> Fresh from a T20I stint with India, Iyer managed to show his batting prowess during his short stay. His 60-ball 38 included six squashbuckling fours. <p></p> <p></p><b>KL Rahul:</b> Eyeing a comeback in the Test side, KL Rahul had another poor show for Karnataka, falling for 9. <p></p> <p></p><b>Manish Pandey: </b>Fighting for a place in India's playing XI, Pandey scored fifty in 71 balls to put Karnataka ahead. <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Murali-Vijay"><b>Murali Vijay: </b></a>Vijay scored a flawless innings of 140. The injury-marred opener notched his 35th First-Class fifty, and then moved to achieve his 21st First-Class ton in 222 balls. <b></b> <p></p> <p></p><b>Suresh Raina:</b> Raina s poor run continued as he failed yet again. He was out for six. <p></p> <p></p><b><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Cheteshwar-Pujara">Cheteshwar Pujara</a>: </b>Pujara's preparations for the Tests are on course. India s run-machine scored his 44th First-Class fifty and 43rd hundred for Saurashtra. He remained unbeaten on 115. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Ravichandran Ashwin</strong> did not participate.