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.
"And do not curse those who call on other than GOD, lest they blaspheme and curse GOD, out of ignorance. We have adorned the works of every group in their eyes. Ultimately, they return to their Lord, then He informs them of everything they had done." (Qur'an 6:108)
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