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2011
The show has served the youngsters well
Sunday Observer: 07.08.2011

Any schoolboy cricketer’s dream is to represent the country at the highest level and this show which has been existing over three decades has served the purpose of so many youngsters to achieve their ultimate goal. These were the sentiments of M.T.A. Rauff the Secretary of the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association with regards to the Sunday Observer/ Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year Show.

2011
Show has given cricket a forward push
Sunday Observer: 31.07.2011

So many experts have aired their views, time and again of the Sunday Observer/Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer Of The Year show and I like to join them and tell one and all that it a show never to be missed. Millions have been spent and Sunday Observer and Mobitel have combined very effectively to make this show a great success. It is a much looked forward to event by the schoolboy cricketers in this country.

2011
Schoolboy Cricketer show has come to stay
Sunday Observer: 24.07.2011

The link between the Sunday Observer and the Sri Lanka School Cricket Association along with the sponsors have something unique when it comes to the development of the game in the country. This combination has helped the young immensely, not only where cricket is concerned, but in their day to day life.

2011
Sri Lanka u-19 coach Naveed Nawaz Schoolboy cricketer of the year 1993
Sunday Observer: 17.07.2011

Observer/Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer show. The Sunday Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year is a trusted and proven show as almost 90% of the winners of either the main award or sectional awards have gone to represent the country at the highest level. It is a big boon to any aspiring cricketer. These sentiments were expressed by former Sri Lanka Test cricketer Naveed Nawaz who won the award in 1993.

2011
OBSERVER-MOBITEL School cricket show has unearthed latent talent- Jayantha Seneviratne
Sunday Observer: 10.07.2011

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Jayantha Seneviratne was full of praise for the Sunday Observer/Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer Show. The contest has spanned over three decades and thereby given young school talent all the encouragement it needs to go forward.

2011
Shane Fernando Outstation Schoolboy Cricketer 1985
Sunday Observer: 03.07.2011

Observer/Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the year competition gathered momentum from early days and is now a well-established competition. In 1985, Shane Fernando was the Outstation Schoolboy cricketer who former Sri Lanka “one drop” bat Asanka Gurusinha now domiciled in Australia, became the Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year (All Island).

2011
Observer-Mobitel carrying on good work of former administrators
Sunday Observer: 26.06.2011

Observer-Mobitel Selections: After a lot of deliberation, a panel of twelve officials connected to the school cricket fraternity, selected the award winners at the Sunday Observer/Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of The Year 2011 final selection.

2011
Kumar, former winner now in Elite Umpires Panel
Sunday Observer: 19.06.2011

Observer/Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer: Kumara Dharmasena, the 1989 Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year has been a prominent figure in the contest during his school going days at Nalanda College. He, not only became the 1989 Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year, he was also the runner-up for the main award the previous year (1988) that was not all.

2011
Jayasuriya to call it a day
Sunday Observer: 12.06.2011

The yester year (1988) Sunday Observer Outstation Schoolboy Cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya who hails from St. Servatius’ College, Matara, will bid adieu to rigours of International Cricket with just 2 days away from celebrating his 42nd birthday while in action in England.

Observer - Mobitel Outstation Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year
2011
Keshan Gamage - a gifted cricketer
Sunday Observer: 05.06.2011

OBSERVER - MOBITEL: The encouragement given by the parents and the school was the key to success of the Observer-Mobitel Most Popular Outstation Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2011 Keshan Gamage.

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