Lakshina Rodrigo (St.Peter’s), Randev Pathirana (Royal College,Colombo) and Shanaka Sampath (SiriPiyaratana MV, Padukka) were voted as the Sunday Observer/MobitelMost Popular Schoolboy Cricketers of the year 2015 at the end o the final weeks’s counting.
As any schoolboy cricketer's ambition is to one day to represent the country at the highest level, the Sunday Observer/ Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer Of The year Sadeeras Samarawickrema 's intentions were quite clear as he became only the second player from St.Joseph's college, Colombo to win the richest school cricket award since Josephian Rohan Weerakkody won it in 1987.
The year 1996 was a significant one for Sri Lanka cricket as they became the World Cricket Champions and also saw two new cricket stars emerging from Trinity College, Kandy and excelling during the season that year.
The 37th Observer – Mobitel Schoolboy Cricket Show which covers the whole of Sri Lanka will get of the ground with a whole lot of awards to be won by the cricketers.Altogether there are 58 awards to be won with 49 major awards to be won by the cricketers by way of trophies, certificates and cash while there are special 9 certificates to be also presented to the crickets, making it a total past the half-century mark.
A smiling chief guest Kumar Dharmasena presents the Sunday Observer/ Mobitel Schoolboy cricketer award to Josephian Sadeera Samarawickrema. From left Anoma Lafir (Director Telecon/Mobitel), Ranjith Sudusinghe (Director Telecom/Mobitel). Bandula Padmakumara (Chairman /Managing Director ANCL), Minister of Mass Media And Information Keheliya Rambukwella and Dinesh Weerawansa (Editor In Chief Sunday Observer ) look on. Pic. By Susantha Wijegunasekera, Chinthaka Kumarasinghe and Thilak Perera.
Sri Lanka Telecom-Mobitel will sponsor the annual Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer contest for the year 2014. Sri Lanka Telecom-Mobitel is sponsoring the contest for the seventh consecutive year to harness and reward outstanding schoolboy cricketers in the island. This year is the 36th year in the series of annual Schoolboy Cricketer contest in which a galaxy of top class cricketers, who represented Sri Lanka were picked. Here, the Sri Lanka Telecom-Mobitel Senior Deputy General Manager Nalin Perera presenting the sponsorship cheque to ANCL Chairman and Managing Director, veteran media personality Bandula Padmakumara at Lake House Chairman’s office yesterday. ANCL Director Editorial Seelaratne Senarath (left) and ANCL Legal Director Rasanga Harischandra look on.
Picture by Chinthaka Kumarasinghe
As any schoolboy cricketer's ambition is to one represent the country at the highest level, the SUNDAY OBSERVER/MOBITEL Schoolboy Cricketer Of The Year Sadeera Samarawickrema 's intentions were quite clear as he became only the second player from St.Joseph's to win the richest school cricket award since Josephian Rohan Weerakkody won it in 1987.
Sunday Observer/Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer 2014....: Sadeera Samarawickrema of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo carried away the Sunday Observer/Mobitel School Cricket plum for the Year 2014 when he was judged the Schoolboy Cricketer Of The Year amidst a distinguished gathering at the Cinnamon Grand Ball Room last Wednesday .