Hewage rues school cricket hit by outside interference

FLASHBACK: Umesha Thimeshani of Devapathiraja Vidyalaya made history by becoming the first Schoolgirl Cricketer of the Year as schoolgirl cricketers were recognized for the first time in 2019. Here she receives the top award for girls from Champika Weeratunga (Secretary SLSCA) while Chanaka Liyanage (Channel Manager, Lake House) looks on. Pic: Chinthaka Kumarasinghe

The Observer-Mobitel School Cricketers of the Year has been held annually for 41 successive years since 1979, except for last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But that too will be held later next month for the 42nd year, paving the way for the commencement of the 43rd Observer-Mobitel School Cricketers of the Year.

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Sunday Observer: 24.01.2021