Former Sri Lankan all rounder, Sanath Jayasuriya has thrown his weight behind the forthcoming ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2012, to be staged in Queensland, Australia, from 11th to 26th August.
Jayasuriya said he cannot forget the ICC U19 CWC as it was the first of his many trips to Australia.
He added that he had had never been out of the country before, and it was good to be part of the system.
Jayasuriya believed the ICC U19 CWC was a perfect stage for promising cricketers to make a name for themselves. "This tournament provides a lot of opportunities to young and promising players.