International Cricket Council chief executive Dave Richardson has hinted that the next World T20, taking place in Australia in 2020, could have more Associate sides involved.
Ireland's trip to the World Twenty20 in India ended in one more disappointment as they lost to the Netherlands by 12 runs in Dharamsala, with rain shortening the match to six overs per side.
Netherlands captain Peter Borren said the Dutch dressing room was 'pretty emotional' and devastated after their rained out match against Oman on Friday meant they were knocked out of the World T20 in the first round.
The Netherlands were forced to watch their World Twenty20 hopes wash away on Friday as their qualifying match against Oman in Dharamsala was washed out without a ball bowled.
Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal relished his big half century against the Netherlands in the World T20 qualifiers on Wednesday, saying he was pleased that his toned down approach was working.