Chris Jordan is hoping to return to England's team on Sunday to face the West Indies in the first of three Twenty20 internationals.
Chris Gayle has described the circumstances of his friend and rival Kevin Pietersen's enforced international retirement as "disrespectful".
Ireland's preparations for the World Twenty20 started with a disappointing six-wicket defeat by Worcestershire in Abu Dhabi.
Pakistan will be hoping explosive all-rounder Shahid Afridi will be passed fit for Saturday's mouth-watering Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka.
Pace bowler Dale Steyn will miss South Africa's first two Twenty20 internationals against Australia with a hamstring injury.
Moeen Ali is targeting a place at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh after a thumb injury put Joe Root's England participation in doubt.
Joe Root has been ruled out of the three-match Twenty20 series against West Indies after suffering a broken right thumb in Wednesday's ODI victory.
Bangladesh's miserable Asia Cup campaign finished without victory after Sri Lanka claimed a battling three-wicket win in Mirpur.
West Indies batsman Chris Gayle will return from injury, as expected, to face England in three Twenty20 internationals in Barbados.
Mitchell Johnson will miss Australia's three-match T20 series against South Africa after being prescribed rest following his stellar winter.
Captain Michael Clarke admits he was "out of line" for confronting Dale Steyn in Australia's dramatic Test victory over South Africa in Cape Town.
South Africa have begun planning for life without captain Graeme Smith after announcing that 18 players have been awarded central contracts.