LAHORE -- The year 2019 was another impressive year for Pakistan U19 cricket team, which put up fine performance in the international events abroad.
They played two bilateral limited-overs away series against Sri Lanka and South Africa and participated in the eight-nation ACC U19 Asia Cup held in September in Sri Lanka.
The Rohail Nazir-led side won the five-match 50-over series against Sri Lanka 3-2 which took place from 26 May to 5 June 2019 before completing a whitewash over South Africa in the seven-match series held from 22 June to 7 July 2019.
In the ACC U19 Asia Cup in September, Pakistan couldn't progress to the semi-final. But later that month, Pakistan U19 captain Rohail and opener Haider Ali played a crucial role in Pakistan's successful ACC Emerging Asia Cup 2019 campaign in Bangladesh.
Rohail Nazir, the Pakistan U19 team captain said here on Tuesday: "The year 2019 went well for the U19 team.
Despite winning the series against Sri Lanka, we had some issues in the batting department. In our series against South Africa we rectified those mistakes which helped us to clean sweep South Africa in the 50-over series.
"The series against South Africa was important for us as...