Ananda dominates cricketer awards after Royal set the course

Arjuna Ranatunga’s emotional parents – the late Reggie and Nandani Ranatunga were on stage to witness their son receiving the glittering Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year trophy in 1980 from then Minister of Education and Youth Affairs Ranil Wickremasinghe

It is less than three weeks to go for the 44th Observer SLT Mobitel School Cricketers of the Year grand finale. The stage has been set for the Mega Show grand finale which will be held at the BMICH in Colombo on December 15. Ananda College, Colombo – a household name in Sri Lanka school cricket, has dominated the Observer SLT Mobitel School Cricketers of the Year series for the past 44 years. Out of 43 previous Observer SLT Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketers of the Year titles, nine have been won by Ananda, including two doubles by Anandians Arjuna Ranatunga and Thilan Samaraweera.

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Sunday Observer: 27.11.2022