Apparently the longer the format, the more difficult it gets for the Associates at this U19 level. Lack of popularity of cricket compared to other sports in those countries coupled with weak pipelines compared to those of test playing nations, simply add to their woes.
"O people, we created you from the same male and female, and rendered you distinct peoples and tribes, that you may recognize one another. The best among you in the sight of GOD is the most righteous. GOD is Omniscient, Cognizant." (49:13)
Last edited by Sohel; August 14, 2012 at 03:13 AM.