The tournament takes place Down Under next October and November, and the fixtures have now been confirmed.
Scotland take on Holland in Group B on October 19, Namibia two days later and then Bangladesh on October 23, with the top two advancing to the Super 12 phase.
Ireland are in Group A alongside Sri Lanka, debutants Papua New Guinea and Oman.
The side which finishes top in Group A will face the Group B runner-up as well as Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand and West Indies in the next round.
India, England, South Africa and Afghanistan await the winner of Group B and the Group A runner-up.
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