Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa on Saturday lauded it's players for winning the ICC U-19 World Cup by beating Pakistan by six wickets in Dubai. (Read)
It was South Africa's maiden victory in this tournament and the third time they had reached the final. South Africa were the losing finalists in 2002 under Hashim Amla and in 2008 under Wayne Parnell.
"Winning the U-19 World Cup for the first time is a wonderful day for South African cricket to celebrate," commented CSA Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat.