Wellalage and Kaushalya top the Most Popular ranks

Sahan Wijeratne, first ever Cambrian to win the Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year in 2002, exactly two decades ago

Dunith Wellalage of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo and Chushadi Kaushalya of Dharmapala College Pannipitiya emerged Observer SLT Mobitel Most Popular School Cricketers of the Year 2022. When the voting for the most popular contests concluded last week, Wellalage and Kaushalya headed the respective Observer SLT Mobitel Most Popular Schoolboy and Schoolgirl Cricketers of the Year 2022 with convincing margins. Sri Lanka Under-19 skipper Wellalage polled 44,564 votes to head the Observer SLT Mobitel Most Popular Schoolboy of the Year 2022 – 4,567 votes ahead of his closest contender Rusanda Gamage of St. Peter’s College, Colombo with 39,997 votes.

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Sunday Observer: 25.09.2022