This is Chandika Hathurusingha's second stint at the Sydney-based New South Wales Blues club.
Brad Haddin will serve as an assistant to Trevor Bayliss for SunRisers Hyderabad in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Australia have just lost one match in their World Cup 2019 campaign so far and they're looking good to defend their title.
Kagiso Rabada has been suspended for South Africa's next two Test matches.
Australia meet South Africa in a much-anticipated Test series featuring two of the top fast bowling attacks in the business.
Formally, Smith's promotion came after the Board ratified the recommendation from the chairman of selectors Rod Marsh that he should be given the opportunity to shoulder the team's responsibility.
The series between India and Australia was marked by one controversy after another with the two captains - Virat Kohli and Steve Smith - in the eye of storm.
Brad Hodge said that it would be "pretty dirty" of Virat Kohli if he turns out for the IPL opening match as Royal Challengers Bangalore captain against David Warner's Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 5.
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.