Pujara, Rohit power India 'A' to 281-3

Aug 18, 2013, 05:03 IST | Agencies

Skipper Cheteshwar Pujara scored 140 to help India 'A' reach 281 for three at stumps on Day One of the first unofficial Test against South Africa 'A' here on Saturday.

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.

Cheteshwar Pujara
Cheteshwar Pujara

Wayne Parnell, Andrew Birch and Simon Harmer picked a wicket each for South Africa ‘A’.

Brief scores:
India ‘A’ 281-3
(Cheteshwar Pujara 140, Rohit Sharma 70*)

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