Pujara shared a 176-run third wicket partnership with Rohit Sharma (70 not out) to put India ‘A’ in a commanding position after the visitors lost openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay for 11 and 44 respectively.
Wayne Parnell, Andrew Birch and Simon Harmer picked a wicket each for South Africa ‘A’.
India ‘A’ 281-3
(Cheteshwar Pujara 140, Rohit Sharma 70*)
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