Venues for games in the new year will be announced over the coming weeks with hopes that Melbourne can be added.
Jonny Bairstow moved into the top 10 in the ICC ODI rankings for batsmen after his impressive displays in the recent series against Australia.
Rashid Khan arrived in the UAE in Sunday and will have to undergo a quarantine period, which he is spending well with some comfort food.
Afghanistan stars Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi joined the SunRisers Hyderabad squad in the UAE after their CPL campaign.
England's Dawid Malan displaced Pakistan's Babar Azam to become the No. 1-ranked T20I batsman on the ICC Rankings.
Trinbago Knight Riders outclassed Jamaica Tallawahs thanks to Sunil Narine's all-round effort while St Lucia Zouks got the better of Barbados Tridents in a rain-shortened match.
Mohammed Shami took a hat-trick against Afghanistan in 2019 World Cup and became the second Indian to achieve this feat in a 50-over World Cup after Chetan Sharma.
Rumours of Mohammad Nabi's death suddenly started doing the rounds on Twitter on Friday.
Afghanistan raced to a world record 12 successive Twenty20 international wins with a 25-run victory against Bangladesh on Sunday
After the match, Afghanistan players made the moment special for Mohammad Nabi by giving him Guard of Honour near the sidelines.