The selection panel that picked the winners of the Sunday Observer-Mobitel School Cricketer of the Year contest. Seated: Daminda Cooray (President, Sri Lanka Cricket Umpires Association), Jude Silva (Communications Channel Manager, Mobitel), Thilak Watthuhewa (Principal Nalanda College and President Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association), W. Dayaratne PC (Chairman ANCL), Asantha de Mel (chairman National Cricket Selection Committee), JAKS. Indrajith (Secretary, Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association), Upul Wewage (Secretary, Sri Lanka Cricket Umpires Association). Back row: Champika Weeratunge (SLSCA Girls Tournament Secretary), Y. Nishantha Kumara (Tournament Secretary Under 19 SLSCA), Viraj Chaminda de Silva (Technical Officer SLSCA), Amarajeewa Dissanayake (Secretary, Central Province Cricket Umpires Association), AMCV Kumara (President, Southern Province Cricket Umpires Association), Deshapriya Dissanayake (ACUSL Assignment Committee Chairman), Kumar Gamhewage (General Manager, Batsman.com), Wasantha Ariyawickrema (Treasurer, ACUSL), Saman Hettiarachchi (Former Selection Committee Chairman, SLSCA), Manjula Vaz (SLSCA Treasurer) Pic by Dushmantha Mayadunne)
The selection of winners of the Sunday Observer-Mobitel Cricketer of the Year contest took place early this week ahead of the awards ceremony the date of which is yet to be announced. The Panel from left: Nihal Fernando (treasurer, SLSCA), Dilshan de Silva (secretary SLSCA), Jude Silva (Senior Manager-Mobitel), Lalith Alahakoon (Director Editorial ANCL), Hashan Tillekeratne (Under 19 Sri Lanka coach), Daminda Cooray (president-ACUSSL), GW Jagath Senaratne (vice president SLSCA) Nilan de Silva (vice president ACUSSL) and Wasantha Ariyawickrama (treasurer-ACUSSL). Standing from left: JAKS Indrajith (Under 19 tournament secretary), DMMAD Dissanayake (chairman assignment committee ACUSSL), Keerthi Gunaratne (tournament secretary –SLSCA), Kumara Gamhewa (CEO of Batsman.com), Viraj de Silva (secretary ACUSSL - southern province), Leelananda Kumarasiri (assistant secretary –SLSCA) Manjula Vaas (tournament secretary SLSCA) and Champika Weeratunga (assignment secretary SLSCA girls segment) after picking the winners
The winners of the 40th Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer 2018 were selected by the eminent panel of judges comprising officials of the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association, Association of Cricket Umpires and Scorers Sri Lanka and the Ministry of Education at the Hilton, Colombo on Monday. Front row from left: Vice President/Chairman Assignment - SLSCA - Kapila Jayalath, Treasurer - Nihal Fernando, Vice President - SLSCA - G. W. Jagath Senaratne, General Secretary - SLSCA - Dilshan de Silva, Nalin Perera - CEO (Mobitel), Krishantha Cooray - Chairman (ANCL), President - SLSCA - Oshara Panditharathna (The Principal of Dharmapala College), Jayantha Seneviratne - Consultant at the Education Ministry, Rohitha D. Kottachchi - General Secretary - ACUSSL, Calton Bernardus - Operations Manager - School Cricket - Ministry of Education. Second row from left: N. A. Saman Mohan de Silva - ACUSSL Southern Province, Leelananda Kumarasiri - SLSCA , Saman Hettiarachchi - Selection Committee Chairman, Kumara Gamhewage - Batsman.com, D. M. M. A. D. Dissanayake - ACUSL, M. R. W. C. S. Jayasena - ACUSL, Tuan Thassim Hathim Junkeer - Assignment Secretary - ACUSL, Champika Weerathunga - SLSCA Assignment Secretary (Girls), J. A. K. S. Indrajith - Tournament Secretary - SLSCA (not in picture). Picture by Shan Rambukwella
Winners of the 39th Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2017 contest were finalized during a Selection Committee meeting at the Galadari Hotel on Monday. ANCL Finance Director Emeric Fernando (Front row centre) and Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd. Channel Communication Senior Manager Jude Silva (Front row third from left) with the selection committee members after finalizing the awards.
The final selection meeting for the Sunday Observer/Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2016 was held at the Galadari Bougainvillea Room on Thursday. Standing from left: K.K.S.Indrajith, Saman Mohan, Kumara Gamhewa, Keerthi Gunaratne, Ravi Bandara, Manjula Vas.Seated from left: Dilshan de Silva (Chairman Selectors SLSCA), Kapila Jayalath (Secretary, SLSCA), Sarathchandra de Silva (President, SLSCA), Jude Silva (Channel and Communication Manager SLT/Mobitel), Sirimevan Dias (Director Legal ANCL), Shirosha Gunatileka (President, ACUSL), Carlton Bernadus (Director Domestic Cricket SLC), Jagath Senaratne (VP, SLSCA), and Sena Nandaweera (VP ACUSL). Picture by Sulochana Gamage.