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2019
96 nominees for Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer awards
Sunday Observer: 15.09.2019

As many as 96 nominations are line up for awards at the 41st Sunday Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year awards scheduled to be held on Friday, September 20. The nominations cover best batsman, best bowler, best fielder, best wicket-keeper and best all-rounder in the Division One, Two and Three categories besides the top award for Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year.

2019
Lankan cricket heroes praise ‘Mother of all Shows’
Daily News: 11.09.2019

 Sri Lanka’s cricketing heroes paid lavish tributes to the country’s no. 1 school cricket awards show which will be unveiled in eight days time.

The stage is set for the 41st Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2019 show which will be held at the Main Ballroom of the Colombo Hilton on September 20 (next Friday).

The Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year is better known for its ability to blossom the young generation cricketers to national level. The Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year has continued to inspire the next generation cricketers.

2019
Former winners pay master tributes
Sunday Observer: 08.09.2019

Sri Lanka’s cricketing stalwarts paid glowing tributes to the country’s premier school cricket awards show with just 11 days to go for the 41st Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2019 show to be held at the Main Ballroom of the Colombo Hilton on September 20.

2019
Mobitel-Observer cricketer awards reaching climax
Sunday Observer: 08.09.2019

The date for the awards ceremony of the Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year contest that is also open for schoolgirl cricketers is closing in and many will be guessing as to who that lucky cricketer will be.That player’s name will be revealed only at the show but the cricketers who were chosen by the readers are very well known.

2019
When Ransika beat the best
Sunday Observer: 01.09.2019
Nipun Ransika

The Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year presented its prestigious title to an outstanding player from a lesser-known school for the first time in 2017. The main winners of the most prestigious event in school cricket have been from affluent schools in Colombo, Kandy and Galle.

2019
Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer Awards show on Sep 20
Sunday Observer: 01.09.2019

The 41st Sunday Observer Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year awards ceremony will be held on September 20 (Friday). The award winners have already been picked and they will be able to receive their prizes at the glittering show to be graced by former Sri Lankan cricketers.

2019
Boyagoda: Sri Lanka’s young history maker
Sunday Observer: 25.08.2019

The 40th Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2018 meeting between the first and the latest winners of the most prestigious event in school cricket was a great moment. The winner of the Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2018, Hasitha Boyagoda had the honour of receiving the glittering trophy form the recipient of the same title in its very first year 1978/79 Ranjan Maduglle, now the Chief Match Referee of the ICC.

2019
Tillekaratne praises ‘mother of all shows’
Daily News: 21.08.2019
Hashan Thilekaratne
The selections for the Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer 2019 has been finalsed at a special selection committee meeting held recently. Ex-Sri Lanka captain and current Sri Lanka Under-19 head coach Hashan Tillekaratne chaired the meeting which included school cricket and umpires association officials. He was optimistic about the future of Sri Lanka cricket, when he said that there is plenty of young talent which should be carefully groomed to fill the future vacancies in the national pool.
2019
Ex-captain “chasing a dream”
Sunday Observer: 18.08.2019
Hashan Tillekaratne

Former Sri Lanka captain and current Sri Lanka Under-19 head coach Hashan Tillekaratne was optimistic about the future of Sri Lanka cricket, when he said that there is plenty of young talent which should be carefully groomed to fill the future vacancies in the national pool.

2019
Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer contest : Final selections tomorrow
Sunday Observer: 11.08.2019
Hashan Tillekaratne

The Special Selection Committee meeting for the 41st Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year headed by former Sri Lanka captain Hashan Tillekaratne will be held at the Galadari Hotel tomorrow (12) evening.

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