Steve Smith says he has been given a warm welcome in South Africa, but is expecting hostility when he faces the Proteas.
He was Australia's T20I player of the year, but David Warner is pondering his long-term future in the shortest form of the game.
Having returned from suspension, Australia batsman David Warner fought back the tears as he accepted the Allan Border Medal.
Marnus Labuschagne and Aaron Finch claimed Australia's Test and ODI honours while David Warner won the Allan Border Medal for his displays.
In a match shortened to 12 overs each due to heavy rainfall, Sydney Sixers emerged on top as Melbourne Stars came up short again.
The Sydney Sixers moved into second in the Big Bash League after victory over the Melbourne Renegades.
Steve Smith made just nine in his first Big Bash League match for six years but Sydney Sixers eased to victory at The Gabba.
Aaron Finch praised Steve Smith's exploits in the third ODI against India, but the Australia skipper was frustrated by how he got out.
Despite a worrying injury for Shikhar Dhawan, India eased to a seven-wicket victory over Australia to claim the three-match ODI series 2-1.
India hauled themselves level and set up an ODI series decider against Australia, to the satisfaction of captain Virat Kohli.