Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has climbed up to the career-high second spot in recent ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers.
Mitchell Starc has admitted that he requires ankle surgery, but added that it is not the right time to do so as he is looking forward to World Twenty20 in April.
Australia won the third and final test against New Zealand by three wickets late on day three at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday, sealing the series 2-0.
Australia have seized momentum of the third day-night Test as New Zealand held a modest 94-run lead on day two at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday.
Australia is well placed after the opening day of the historic day-night Test in Adelaide, moving to 2-54 at stumps in response to New Zealand's first innings of 202.
Steve O'Keefe was a surprise inclusion Wednesday in Australia's squad for the historic day-night Test next week against New Zealand, while Shaun Marsh and James Pattinson earned recalls.
The second test between Australia and New Zealand ended in a draw on Tuesday with the tourists 217 runs short of their victory target of 321 on a rain-disrupted fifth and final day at the WACA on Tuesday.
Pacer Mitchell Johnson, one of Australia's greatest fast bowlers, announced his retirement from international cricket saying he felt this was the 'right time' to do so.
Australia were two for 258 at the close on the fourth day of the second Test against New Zealand at the WACA Ground in Perth on Monday.
Australia's Mitchell Starc bowled the fastest delivery ever measured at a test match when the fourth ball of his 21st over at the WACA on Sunday was clocked at 160.4 kilometres per hour.