Fingers crossed but always a straight bat

FLASHBACK: Sadeera Samarawickrema of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo was awarded the Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year award at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel on October 15, 2014. Pic: Sulochana Gamage

The 42nd Observer-Mobitel School Cricketer of the Year is likely to be postponed after the Covid-19 pandemic bounced back as the Brandix cluster produced more than 1,000 corona virus positive cases. About a week ago, Sri Lanka was gradually returning to normalcy with some 140 odd Covid-19 positive cases after the mid-March breakout of the deadly virus. Hence, the health authorities had given to green light for the Mega Show with the Colombo Municipal Council too granting its approval.

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Sunday Observer: 11.10.2020