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.
Brad Haddin, Mike and David Hussey will serve as assistant coaches to Australia A head coach, Troy Cooley
The likes of Mahela Jayawardene, Michael Hussey, Brad Haddin and Tillakaratne Dilshan all went unsold in the first round of bidding in the Indian Premier League 2016 auction.
Former Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin was of the view that it was Team India's decision not to accept the Decision Review System, so they will also have to accept the umpiring errors as well.
Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin, who had announced his retirement from international cricket on September 9, is expected to share his experience at the junior level.
Brad Haddin, who announced his international retirement recently, has denied reports that there was unrest in the team after his omission from the Ashes Test.
Brad Haddin says his decision to retire was an easy one. A quintessential team man, Haddin was never scared to put his career on the line because of family reasons.
Brad Haddin, who played 66 Tests, 126 ODIs and 34 T20Is for Australia, will continue to play only Twenty20 cricket for the Sydney Sixers.
Brad Haddin was not expected to play in next week's fifth and final Test at The Oval, having lost his place in the side to Peter Nevill.
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.
Brad Haddin, the Australian vice-captain, has been overlooked in favour of the younger Peter Nevill for the third Ashes Test after the 37-year-old pulled out of the second Test at Lord's to be with his sick daughter Mia.