The Proteas begin their pink ball preparation with a two-day tour match against a Cricket Australia XI at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday.
Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood believes the time has come for Western Australia opener Cameron Bancroft to make the step up to Test cricket.
Victoria batsman Cameron White still harbours a desire to play for Australia again despite not turning out for his country for more than 18 months.
Australia have secured the ICC Women's Championship ahead of England, with their last set of matches still to go.
Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc says he will be fit for the first Test against South Africa in Perth, and is recovered after his calf laceration.