Captain Misbah-ul-Haq Saturday said Pakistan's future was secure with the emergence of promising young players despite losing the Test and one-day series on their tour of Sri Lanka.
Pakistan hired former Australian batsman Dav Whatmore as head coach and Englishman Julien Fountain as fielding coach earlier this year, but their fielding has still been a gray area.
"The Test defeat was also unfortunate. But the performance of young players like Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq and Junaid Khan assured Pakistan has a good future," said Misbah.
"Our junior players did very well in the Tests. Ali, Shafiq and Junaid have done well in the series and with their performance we can say that our future is secure," said Misbah.
"In difficult situations these players performed well for us. The way Adnan Akmal played (in Pallekele Test) with a fractured finger is a good sign. Junaid is a big plus."
Ali scored two hundreds in the Tests, while Shafiq hit a match-saving century in the final Test at Pallekele which ended in a draw.
Sri Lanka won the first Test in Galle by 209 runs while the rain-hit second Test in Colombo also ended without a result.
Left-arm paceman Junaid took 14 wickets in the three Tests, including five-wickets hauls in the second and third Tests.
Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez said team's loss in the first T20 match was due to inexperience.
"We had a number of new players in the Twenty20 so the first match was lost because of inexperience but we came back well to win the second game," said Hafeez.