Chief executive Thabang Moroe was suspended on charges of misconduct last week but the board, led by president Chris Nenzani, refused to heed widespread calls to resign.
Gary Kirsten may return in a mentor's role for South Africa's upcoming series against England.
Faf du Plessis' hilarious response, when asked why Hardus Viljoen was not part of the playing XI of Paarl Rocks, left the match presenter in splits.
Graeme Smith is set to become Cricket South Africa's director of cricket, according to CSA president Chris Nenzani.
The opening match of the four-Test series starts on December 26 at Centurion.
CSA said in a statement that Thabang Moroe had been placed on "precautionary suspension" on full pay following reports from CSA's social and ethics committee and the audit and risk committee.
Standard Bank will continue to sponsor South Africa until its agreement with CSA ends on April 30 next year.
Grant Flower will join the Sri Lankan set-up as the batting coach, while David Saker and Shane McDermott will take over as bowling and fielding coach respectively.
Cricket South Africa's (CSA) biggest sponsor Willowton Group has fuelled the turmoil in the board by asking for immediate resignations of their executives.
Ali Bacher, a former Test captain, said the current chief executive of Cricket South Africa (CSA) Thabang Moroe was out of his depth and asked for his resignation.
Tabraiz Shamsi has been doing some noticeable things in the Mzansi Super League being played in his home country.
Cricket South Africa will hold a special board meeting on Saturday following a week of drama and controversy sparked by the withdrawal of media accreditation of five leading journalists.
Graeme Smith tweeted saying that he has concerns about taking the role of Director of Cricket that he has reiterated to Cricket South Africa.
Jacques Kallis shaved off half his whiskers to promote a couple of causes.
Kevin Koththiigoda dished out another version of the "Frog in a Blender" bowling action, made famous first by South African Paul Adams.
Graeme Smith said he was not confident that he would have been given the freedom to do the job on his own terms.
Under the captaincy of Faf du Plessis, South Africa were whitewashed in the three-Test series and faced the wrath of many in the cricket fraternity.
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis addressed the media after his team returned home following the trouncing in India.