An old favourite returns in our hypothetical XI, which is captained by an Irish all-rounder, remains in awe of a South African batsman, can't hide from a West Indian stalwart, expects more from an Indian seamer - and finds time for a Champions League Twenty20 centurion.
Ireland will be without fast bowler Max Sorensen on their training tour to Australia at the end of the month, and batsman Paul Stirling is under a watchful eye as he has a back injury.
Ireland coach Phil Simmons has refused to let some late injury setback dampen his mood ahead of the training tour to Australia, saying younger players will now get a chance to shine.
Ireland have named a strong 18-man squad for a training tour to Australia next month, as they look to prepare for the World Cup in the Antipodes next year, with most of the usual suspects on the list.
Ireland all-rounder John Mooney has revealed details about his fight with depression, saying he had suicidal thoughts before seeking professional help, and that dealing with the disease was a constant battle for him.
Scotland batsman Calum MacLeod was the driving force behind his side's eight-wicket win against Ireland in Dublin on Friday, scoring an unbeaten century to avoid a series whitewash.