Irvi (85) and Hamza (78) put on an incomplete 153-run partnership for the second wicket after the captain’s fall. Peter Malan The hosts took a 188-run lead with one more day to go in the four-day Test.
India A scored 229 for six in their first innings lead by just eight runs and scored 276 runs in 90.1 overs.
fast bowler for the host team lutho sipmala (5/99) completed five wickets.
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overnight batter Ishaan Kishan He could add just five runs to his score before being dismissed by Marco Jensen. Navdeep Saini provided some resistance with 27 off 22 balls before Sipmala picked up the tail.
The Indian bowlers had a tough time when Saini, the only player to get the wicket, dismissed Malan for the second time, trapping him in the 15th over.
Irvi and Hamza then kept things under control and were at the crease at the stumps draw.
South Africa A: 268 and 196 for 1 in 58 overs (S RV 85, Z Hamza 78; N Saini 1/49).
India A: 276 all out in 90.1 overs (I Kishan 91, H Vihari 63; Sipmala 5/99).