Rain is a concern, but home side and Afghanistan will want to forget that and lift their batting to try and clinch the series.
India last tasted a home defeat in Tests, dating back to their 2012 defeat against England in Kolkata.
A record-setting innings by AB de Villiers set South Africa up for a resounding 159-run win in the 3rd ODi against New Zealand in Wellington on Saturday.
A dominant bowling display helped Zimbabwe square the five-match series with a convincing seven-wicket win in the fourth game in Harare on Friday.
Fast bowler Morne Morkel has been included in South Africa's squad for three Test matches in New Zealand starting on March 8.
At stumps, Smith had completed a lucky half-century to take Australia to 143 for 4, and overall lead to 298 runs on Day 2 of the Pune Test.
Umesh Yadav picked up four wickets put India on top before Mitchell Starc quickfire 57* takes Australia to 256-9 at stump on day 1.
Leg-spinner Adam Zampa claimed three wickets to bowl Australia to victory and avoid a Twenty20 series wipeout against Sri Lanka in Adelaide on Wednesday.
Dominant host looks to extend winning streak on slow and low surface in Pune debut Test.
New Zealand ends South Africa unbeaten run, beat by six runs in the 2nd ODI at Hagley Oval on Wednesday to level the five-match series at 1-1