The statement did not go well with the all-rounder and in a tweet, Jadeja said he had played twice the number of matches played by Manjrekar.
Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly congratulated the team and hailed Ravindra Jadeja's batting performance.
On day one of the match, India had bundled out Bangladesh for a below-par score of 150 runs. Mohammed Shami was the highest wicket-taker for India as he scalped three wickets.
During the World Cup, Manjrekar had told media that he is not a big fan of bits and pieces players like Jadeja. The statement did not go well with the all-rounder and Jadeja in a tweet had said he has played twice the number of matches than Manjrekar.
India have now won 25 out of their last 32 Tests at home while losing just one: vs Australia in 2017 in Pune itself! This makes for an astonishing win-loss ratio of 25 - easily the best in the world since 2013.
India resumed their innings from 273/3 on day two. Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane continued their partnership and built a massive stand of 178 runs for the fourth wicket.
India and South Africa will next take on each other in the second Test, slated to begin from October 10.
Elgar did not allow the Indian bowlers to pick up wickets in a cluster and he brought up his century. He found support from wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock and they ensured the side goes into the tea interval with five wickets in hand.
Jadeja has also become the 10th Indian bowler to record 200 Test wickets. Jadeja dismissed Proteas' left-handed batsman Dean Elgar (160) in the 100th over of the innings to register his 200th Test wicket.
Kohli had 27 wins to his credit before the second Test against Windies at Jamaica, but with the win, the skipper took his tally to 28 wins in the longest format of the game.