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.
Retiring paceman is known as Rhino but there was a delicacy in those fingers behind the seam which ensured that the ball swung late. Harris remains the embodiment of a true Aussie cricketer
Ryan Harris, who announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, took 113 wickets in 27 Tests after only making his debut in 2010 at the age of 30.
A knee injury forced Ryan Harris to be dropped from the Ashes squad. The bowler has decided therefore to end his rather short but successful international career.
Ryan Harris was left out of Australia's ongoing final warm-up match against Essex after suffering a recurrence of the knee trouble that has plagued his career.
Ryan Harris underwent major surgery to his right knee last year and put himself on a lengthy fitness programme in a bid to be fit in time to face England. The recurrence of the knee trouble ruled him out of the team's final warm-up match.
Ryan Harris made his Test debut in 2010 but has played in just 27 Tests.
Ryan Harris had already revealed he would skip Australia's two-Test tour of the West Indies in early June with his wife Cherie expecting the couple's first child.
Ryan Harris has called for pacer friendly pitches during the World Cup after having to bowl on flat pitches in the Test series against India.
The last of Ryan Harris's 21 one-day internationals came almost three years ago, largely because of fitness issues instead of form.
India's Test tour of Australia came to an end with an engaging final day at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday. After a few twists and turns, Australia settled for a draw at Sydney and clinched the series 2-0.