The late coach's students came together to pay him tributes at a condolence meeting at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana.
Achrekar passed away at the age of 86.
Pujara is currently the leading run-scorer of the four-match series.
Achrekar who coached Sachin Tendulkar among various successful students made a huge contribution to Indian cricket.
Achrekar had been unwell for a while and breath his last on January 2.
The legendary coach passed away at the age of 86 in Mumbai.
Achrekar breath his last in Mumbai on January 2 at the age of 86.
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He was a recipient of the Dronacharya Award and the Padma Shri.
"Sir did not say well-played to me ever," he recollected.