Ireland have named an experienced squad for their one-off ODI against Australia on 27 September, and coach John Bracewell says facing the Aussies is always a highlight for the Irish.
Ireland medium-pace bowler Alex Cusack has announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect as injuries have taken their toll.
Scotland and Netherlands shared the trophy after the final of the World T20 qualifiers was abandoned without a ball being bowled.
The ICC chief executive David Richardson has conceded that cricket's governing body took the controversial decision to reduce the number of teams for the next two global tournaments because of a mega broadcasting deal.
Ireland spinner George Dockrell has criticised the ICC's decision to reduce the next two World Cup's from 14 to 10 teams, saying it doesn't make sense.