Former Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris was recently appointed new bowling coach of the Delhi Capitals for the upcoming edition of the IPL.
Ryan Harris will replace fellow Australian James Hopes as the Delhi Capitals bowling coach.
Brad Haddin and Ryan Harris will join coach Darren Lehmann on the tour with current assistants Graeme Hick and David Saker both heading to India early to prepare for Australia's Test tour there in February-March.
Ryan Harris, 36, will work as a bowling coach for Australia's tour of South Africa alongside newly appointed team assistant coach David Saker
Mark Taylor believes Mitchell Johnson's partnership with Ryan Harris is statistically one of the best of all-time for Australia.
Sachin Tendulkar termed the retiring Mitchell Johnson as an aggressive bowler and that he has always been a special bowler for Australia. Tendulkar and Johnson were team-mates for Mumbai Indians during the 2012-13 Indian Premier League.
Ryan Harris, who was to be a key element of the ultimately failed Ashes defence until a chronic knee injury forced him into retirement before the first Test in Cardiff, believes the national selectors are likely to stick with a seam attack of Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood.
Chris Rogers becomes third Australian cricketer to call time on career in recent months after Ryan Harris and Michael Clarke.
Australia lost a wicket-taking bowler when Ryan Harris retired before the Ashes while Brad Haddin's continued poor form left the tourists struggling in the Ashes series against England.
Pat Cummins, 22, will join Australia's Ashes squad in Cardiff before the Test series starts on Wednesday, replacing Ryan Harris, who was forced into retirement at the weekend by persistent knee trouble.