Mithali, who was the only consistent batter against England with three consecutive fifties, said she could move up to number three from four as she did in the warm-up game based on the situation.
The home team's support staff is looking to best manage its battery of young fast bowlers.
Cricket Australia confirmed the match official appointments for the upcoming women's international multi-format series between Australia and India.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Australia has played just six ODIs and as many T20Is, all against New Zealand.
Cricket Australia announced an 18-player women's side for their series against India Women, beginning September 19.
Five of India's top players, including Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur, will feature in the inaugural season of The Hundred.
The two sides are set to play a day-night Test from September 30 to October 3 in Perth as part of India's tour Down Under and it will be Indian women's team's first pink ball game.
Babar Azam's match-winning 82-ball 94 in the third ODI against South Africa helped him gain 13 rating points to reach a career-best 865 points.
Focus for women's cricket needs to continue on shorter formats: Ex-Australia cricketer Belinda Clark
Belinda Clark said the focus for women's cricket needs to remain on the shorter formats if the objective is to promote the sport further.