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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.

Observer Schoolboy cricketer of the year:
2011
Bhanuka going great for Sri Lanka U-19
Sunday Observer: 16.01.2011

Last year’s Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year and former Royal captain Bhanuka Rajapaksa once again lived out to expectations by making a marathon knock of 149 runs for Sri Lanka Under-19 in the first youth Test against the touring England Under-19 team now in progress at Galle International Stadium.

For the 33rd year in succession
2011
School Cricket's Mega Show again
Sunday Observer: 02.01.2011

Sri Lanka’s first-ever schools cricket awards ceremony which has been recognising young talent for over three decades is on once again. The 33rd Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year contest will be launched once again with the dawn of the New Year.

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