South Africa can enjoy the status of world champions for the next four years and in 2020 will play matches with Scotland and Georgia.
James Anderson will travel to South Africa for a pre-tour training camp, with Ashley Giles confident over the England bowler's fitness.
Concerns over the Cricket South Africa administration have led to Graeme Smith pulling out of the running to be director of cricket.
South Africa director of rugby said Francois Louw "was already ready to go where the fire was hottest" in a stellar international career.
Winning the Rugby World Cup with South Africa was Tendai Mtawarira's last act for the Springboks, and he called it a "perfect ending".
Quinton de Kock said he would be prepared to take over as South Africa T20 captain, but he thinks Faf du Plessis will stay on in the role.
There were four All Blacks and as many Japan players in the Opta team of the Rugby World Cup, but no world champions.
Siya Kolisi captained South Africa to Rugby World Cup success on Saturday and Roger Federer was among the many to congratulate him.
A dream weekend for World Cup winners South Africa got even better at a World Rugby awards ceremony in Tokyo on Sunday.
Six of the top seven teams in the world rankings will start life with a new coach following the Rugby World Cup.