captain Priyank Panchal and Abhimanyu Easwaran were hit on 45 and 27 when the stumps were drawn.
opener Prithvi Shaw (48 of 45 balls) looked ominous before being out in the 14th over of India A’s first innings. He hit nine foursome during his knock.
India, who faced 33 overs on Wednesday, are behind 384 runs in the four-day game.
Previously, South Africa A Batsmen continued to dominate the India A Bowlers as the home team added 166 runs of 45.3 overs before declaring their first innings at 509 for seven of 135.3 overs.
South Africa A captain Pieter Malan, continued at 343 for three, could only add six runs out of his 157 overnight when he fell against Navdeep Saini earlier in the day.
Jason Smith, who was 51 on the first day and wasn’t in stumps the first day, just added a run to become Arzan Nagwaswalla’s victim.
But the duo of wicketkeeper batter Sinethemba Qeshile (82 not off) and George Linde (51) defied the Indian bowlers by adding 102 runs for the sixth wicket in 27.2 overs.
On Tuesday’s first day, Indian bowlers had a tough time on the field as Pieter Malan and Tony de Zorzi scored centuries to bring South Africa A to 343 for three in 90 overs.
After winning the bowl, India A got two early wickets before Malan and Zorzi, 117, shared a 217 run stand for the third wicket to put South Africa A in a strong position.
South Africa A: 509 for 7 in 135.3 overs declared (Pieter Malan 163, Tony de Zorzi 117; Navdeep Saine 2/67, Arzan Nagwaswalla 2/75).
India A: 125 for 1 in 33 overs (Prithvi Shaw 48, Priyank Panchal 45 batting).