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The Proteas have yet to lose an ODI in pink – they have won seven out of seven – which should serve as extra inspiration with the series on the line.
The hosts have been beaten by six wickets, nine wickets and 124 runs in the three matches so far in the series.
The star batsman missed the first three matches because of a finger injury suffered in the third Test against the same opponents last month.
With the sun beating down, the Indian captain felt himself seizing up when he was in the 90s, but battled on to take his side to 303/6.
India made 303 for 6 after being sent in to bat, while Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal took four wickets apiece as South Africa were bowled out for just 179.
South Africa made three changes with debutants Heinrich Klaasen and Lungi Ngidi coming in.
The Proteas have been setback by the injuries to AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis and Quinton de Kock.
Five centuries and six half-centuries were smashed over five days at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium before the teams accepted a draw in the opening Test.
SA's Quinton de Kock sustained the injury during the second ODI against India at SuperSport Park on Sunday, and will require two to four weeks to make a recovery.
Mominul Haque steered Bangladesh to safety, in the process becoming the first player from the country to score a century in both innings of a Test.
The match on the reserve day was abandoned without a ball being bowled – a little under 24 hours after the initial clash had to be called off for the same reason on Friday.
Markram says he is honoured to be given an opportunity to captain, an area of the game he thrives on.
Du Plessis will undergo a period of rest and rehabilitation with the aim of being fit for the first Sunfoil Test match against Australia starting in Durban on March 1.
South Africa, only managed to score 51/4 in the 13 overs between the 15th and 28th overs.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes is due to appear at Bristol Magistrates' Court to answer a charge of affray following an incident outside a nightclub in September.
The Proteas enter the ODI series against India with one eye on the ICC Cricket World Cup in England in 18 months.
Mthiwekhaya Nabe was the pick of the bowlers with three for 39 to leave the Cobras as favourites midway through the game.
The one-day games start just five days after India retained their top ranking in Tests, although second-placed South Africa closed the points gap by winning the series 2-1.
A match in the Ajman All Stars League saw several batsmen appear to throw their wickets in bizarre fashion.
Standard Bank Proteas batsman, AB De Villiers sustained the injury to his right index finger during the third Sunfoil Test match against India.
India, who lost the Test series against the Proteas 2-1, have six one-day internationals starting 1 February before the T20 games.
The English, with an unassailable 3-1 lead in the series, were sent in to bat by Australian captain Steve Smith in the first match at the new Perth Stadium.
South Africa were on top at 124 for one, but lost their remaining nine wickets for a cheap 53 runs.
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