- South Africa A hold a 66-run lead heading into the final session of the fourth day of the Quadrangular A Series match in Townsville.
Resuming at 1-18 overnight, Dean Elgar (35) and Omphile Ramela (25) put on a 47-run stand before Scott Boland (2-36) captured his second wicket.
Marcus Stoinis (2-19) extricated extra bounce from the fourth-day wicket to catch the glove of Temba Bavuma (4) before Glenn Maxwell (1-34) claimed Stiaan Van Zyl (14) after he was put down in the slips earlier.
Young leg-spin bowler Mitchell Swepson (1-29) claimed a wicket with his first delivery with Dane Vilas (36) removed by a Chris Tremain (0-21) catch.
Australia A will need to claim four wickets to bat again, with South Africa A currently 6-164 on the final day of the four-day match at Tony Ireland Stadium.