Australia outlined its World Twenty20 credentials as it chased down South Africa's target in just 15 overs to win the third and final T20 international by six wickets.
Brad Hodge smashed two sixes in the final over to propel Australia to a 5-wicket win over South Africa in 2nd T20 international reduced to seven overs a side.
The first Twenty20 international between South Africa and Australia at St George's Park was abandoned because of rain without a ball bowled on Sunday.
South Africa and Australia will be aiming to hone their Twenty20 international skills when they start a three-match series at St George's Park on Sunday.
Kyle Abbott has reportedly been included in his team's Twenty20 squad to play against Australia in the three-match T20 International series starting at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.
Cricket Australia's national selection panel Thursday said Mitchell Johnson will return home to rest ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh and will not take part in the Twenty20 Series against South Africa beginning Sunday.
David Warner jumped to a career-best 5th spot after his batting exploits in his side's Test series victory against South Africa while Virat Kohli slipped to 10th.
Australia replaced India at number two position in the Test team rankings by the virtue of their 245-run victory over South Africa in the third and final Test.
Australia have defeated South Africa by 245 runs in the Test series decider in Cape Town, taking the series 2-1.
Graeme Smith was out for three in his last Test innings as South Africa struggled to 71 for four while chasing 511 to win on the fourth day of the third and final Test on Tuesday.