Close of Play

  • Sat, 17 Aug - day 1 - India A 1st innings 281/3 (RG Sharma 70*, SK Raina 11*, 90 ov)
  • Sun, 18 Aug - day 2 - South Africa A 1st innings 20/1 (D Elgar 9*, SR Harmer 1*, 9 ov)
  • Mon, 19 Aug - day 3 - South Africa A 1st innings 312/9 (KJ Abbott 9*, 99 ov)
  • Tue, 20 Aug - day 4 - South Africa A 2nd innings 212 (66.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • India A pacers secure comprehensive win

    Six wickets between the fast bowlers Ishwar Pandey and Mohammed Shami helped India A beat South Africa A by an innings and 13 runs in the first unofficial Test in Rustenburg

  • Pandey stymies South Africa A

    Ishwar Pandey's four for 40 ensured South Africa A ended the day nine down and 70 runs behind the follow-on target

  • Raina, Rohit cement India A advantage

    More toil awaited the South Africa A bowlers, as Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina made centuries to power India A to 582 for 9 before Cheteshwar Pujara's declaration led to South Africa losing a wicket two overs before close of play

  • Pujara, Rohit put India A in control

    Cheteshwar Pujara hit his 21st first-class century in a 176-run partnership with Rohit Sharma as India A dominated the opening day of the first unofficial Test against South Africa A in Rustenburg

SA A 3rd innings Partnerships

1st4D ElgarRR Hendricks
2nd11D ElgarRR Rossouw
3rd0JP DuminyRR Rossouw
4th45RR RossouwT Bavuma
5th33JL OntongT Bavuma
6th30TL TsolekileT Bavuma
7th17WD ParnellT Bavuma
8th26T BavumaSR Harmer
9th32KJ AbbottSR Harmer
10th14ACR BirchSR Harmer