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 .
CRICKET IN FOCUS.... Nalanda College’s star cricketer of the past – Kumara Dharmasena now one of the leading cricket umpires in the world, made it a date to be at the Sunday Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year.
OBSERVER/MOBITEL CRICKET AWARDS: Thirty seven awards will be at stake at this year’s SUNDAY OBSERVER/MOBITEL SCHOOLBOY CRICKETER OF THE YEAR CONTEST which has produced many top class cricketers on it’s 35-year-old journey.
The 36th Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer 2014 awards night will be telecast on October 25 at 9.30 p.m. on Channel Eye, Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation.