Australia captain Meg Lanning hammered 134 as the Proteas Women went down by 66 runs on a D/L calculation in the second of five ODIs in Canberra on Sunday.
Trisha Chetty and Shabnim Ismail are to undergo counselling after being suspended from the Proteas Women’s cricket squad until 31 January next year.
The Proteas women’s team to take on Australia this month have been boosted by the recovery of three key players.
New Zealand have won the seven-match ODI series 5-2 after beating the Proteas Women by 126 runs at Boland Park in Paarl.
The New Zealand women’s side have gone 3-1 up in the seven-match ODI series, after needing just 28.2 overs to see off the Proteas’ 194 in Paarl on Monday.
The Proteas women crashed to a nine-wicket defeat in the third ODI against New Zealand in Kimberley on Thursday.
South African women’s golf received a welcome boost with the return of the prestigious South African Women’s Masters to the 2017 Sunshine Ladies Tour schedule after an absence of eight years.
Mignon du Preez led the way as the South Africa women bounced back for a solid four-wicket win over new Zealand in the second ODI in Kimberley on Tuesday.
The Proteas Women crashed from 115-5 to 115 all out, to lose to New Zealand Women by 12 runs in the first ODI.
Dané van Niekerk will lead the Proteas Women for the first time as the squad to face New Zealand was announced.