Aiden Markram led a stirring South African fightback but could not prevent Australia from closing in on victory on the fourth day of the first Test at Kingsmead on Sunday.
Kingsmead, Durban News
South Africa host Australia in potentially a high-power contest among two strong sides.
Kohli made 112 -- extending his record of centuries in one-day run chases to 20 -- and Rahane scored 79 as India reached the winning target of 270 with 27 balls to spare.
Highlights, India vs South Africa, 1st ODI: Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane helped the Men in Blue to beat the Faf du Plessis-led team by six wickets to lead the six-match ODI series 1-0.
Rohit Sharma will be a key member of the ODI squad after his indifferent show in the Test series.
Virat Kohli wants the Indian players to cash on the opportunities in the run up to the World Cup, which is 15 months away.
Yuvraj Singh's assault on the England fast bowler is part of cricketing folklore.
South Africa have taken a 2-0 lead in the five-match One-Day International series against Sri Lanka.
The International Cricket Council also sent a warning out to Kingsmead in Durban following a South Africa versus New Zealand Test match where more than three and half days of play was lost
The fourth day's play between South Africa and New Zealand was abandoned without a ball being bowled as a wet outfield continued to pose problems.
Wet outfield resulted in the third day's play getting washed out completely between South Africa and New Zealand in Durban.
Rain and bad light curtailed the second day's play between South Africa and New Zealand in Durban after Dale Steyn picked up two early wickets.
South Africa struggled to 236 for eight at the close of play after deciding to bat in overcast conditions, with the floodlights on for most of the day
Ben Stokes smashed a quickfire half-century to England the edge in the second Test match against South Africa in Durban.
Moeen Ali and Steven Finn helped England bundle the Proteas out for 174 as the hosts were thrashed by 241 runs. England are 1-0 up in the four-Test series and there are plenty of problems heading into the second Test.
Steven Finn picked up the crucial wickets of Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis
Dale Steyn, who bowled only 3.5 overs in the second innings of the first Test in Durban due to a shoulder injury, is in doubt for the second Test against England in Cape Town.