Cricket Australia appointed Ryan Harris as a bowling coach of the Australian team instead of Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne.

Ryan Harris take over from Craig McDermott as Australia's full-time assistant coach earlier this year. He join the team as coach at tour of South Africa later in this month.

Ryan recently retired from International cricket because of the Injury problem. He has previously coached the Under-19 Cricket Australia XI.

"I would have loved to have done it (the assistant coach role that went to Saker), but for me I've still got a lot to learn before I take on a role such as that," Harris told at

Australia's tour of South Africa starts with an ODI against Ireland on September 27 and will be followed by five ODIs against the hosts.