Ireland will play just one side game in the tour which is a 50-over match scheduled on January 4.
Murtagh last played for Ireland in the Lord's Test back in July.
"It was a very emotional moment for a lot of people," Gary Wilson reflects on the moment when Ireland got the full-member status from the ICC.
Balbirnie is not new to captaincy though.
Can PNG beat Netherlands twice in the tournament and go on to lift the title?
Barry McCarthy has replaced an injured David Delany in the Ireland squad.
The WI men's team will play 11 Test matches under the World Test Championship besides 20 ODIs and 36 T20Is at home between January 2020 and August 2022.
Can Namibia win their fourth game in succession and move further up the table?
Can Oman stop Canada's belligerent run in T20Is?
Can Nigeria and Hong Kong open their account in the tournament?