Netherlands batsman Tom Cooper admits he has always planned on using his talents for the Dutch to propel him into the Australia team, and will continue that plan at the World Cup in the Antipodes next year.
The Netherlands and Nepal have been afforded Twenty20 International status by the International Cricket Council.
Chief executive David Richardson has countered suggestion that the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption and security unit is proving ineffective.
The recently concluded World Twenty20 was filled with a number of interesting match-ups, close calls, brilliant catches, Virat Kohli eyebrow raises, and some very entertaining fumbles in the field.
As the dust settles on the World T20 it is time to look at what can be learnt from the event. As ever, it has been full of important life and cricketing lessons.