Bowling allrounder Michael Neser was also included as a back-up to the formidable pace attack of Josh Hazelwood, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson.
Express gives you a timeline of the ball tampering incident that has rocked the cricketing world...
Had he not panicked, Cameron Bancroft may have escaped getting caught for ball-tampering, says SuperSport TV production head Alvin Naicker
A few minutes after Cameron Bancroft rubbed the ball with the yellow tape, Supersport, the host broadcaster, had beamed it on the big screen.
Bancroft hit a half-century as Australia strengthened their grip on the third day of the first Test against South Africa.