In cricket, there are no short cuts, play hard to win - Kumar Dharmasena
Sunday Observer: 19.10.2014


CRICKET IN FOCUS.... Nalanda College’s star cricketer of the past – Kumara Dharmasena now one of the leading cricket umpires in the world, made it a date to be at the Sunday Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year.

The day all cricket fans have been waiting for...:
The Show of Shows on Wednesday
Sunday Observer: 19.10.2014


OBSERVER/MOBITEL CRICKET AWARDS: Thirty seven awards will be at stake at this year’s SUNDAY OBSERVER/MOBITEL SCHOOLBOY CRICKETER OF THE YEAR CONTEST which has produced many top class cricketers on it’s 35-year-old journey.

36th Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer 2014 on Channel Eye
Sunday Observer: 19.10.2014

The 36th Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer 2014 awards night will be telecast on October 25 at 9.30 p.m. on Channel Eye, Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation.

All set for Mega Show
Sunday Observer: 12.10.2014

The Mega Show which richly rewards budding schoolboy cricketers - the 36th Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year awards presentation will be held at the grand ballroom of the Cinnamon Grand on Wednesday. Former Sri Lanka cricketer and current ICC elite panel umpire Kumar Dharmasena, who had won the prestigious Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year award in 1989, will be the chief guest.

36th Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year Contest 2014:
Grand finale on October 15
Sunday Observer: 05.10.2014

The grand finale of the 36th Sunday Observer/Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year contest will be held on October 15 at the Oak Room of The Cinnamon Grand Hotel from 5.30 pm. The show of shows brings out the cream of schoolboy cricketers. It has continued for over three decades and provided the platform for young aspiring cricketers.

OBSERVER-MOBITEL cricket contests have contributed much to Sri Lanka Cricket - Dammika Ranatunga
Sunday Observer: 07.09.2014

The Sunday Observer - Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of The Year contest has contributed immensely towards the success of Sri Lanka cricket, as looking back over the years most of the recipients have ended up playing for the national team said the former Sri Lanka opening batsman Dammika Ranatunga the eldest of the cricketing trio.

Brendon Kuruppu highly impressed at Observer- Mobitel cricket show
Sunday Observer: 24.08.2014

The Sunday Observer/ Mobitel School Cricket Contest is no doubt a stepping stone to all those aspiring cricketers who want to play for Sri Lanka. The players who have gone on to represent the country at the highest level know what this contest is all about. Brendon Kuruppu who won the Best Fielders award at the show and went on to represent Sri Lanka. He was very impressed with the show.

Observer/Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer Award:
Dickwella of Trinity 15th player to win Observer Cricket Award
Sunday Observer: 03.08.2014

Top Awards: Niroshan Dickwella of Trinity College, Kandy became the 14th player who had won the Sunday Observer Schoolboy Cricketer Award and winning his Test ‘cap’ against the recently concluded Sri Lanka-South Africa Tests matches.

Schoolboy Cricketer Contest - a boost for youngsters - Nawaz
Sunday Observer: 06.07.2014

Looking back, the contest has provided a good filtering , as a good number of recipients have ended as national players. It has been a good encouragement for the schoolboy players who are hoping to represent the country at the highest level .

Winners to be picked on Tuesday:
National Selectors in Observer-Mobitel selection panel
Sunday Observer: 22.06.2014

Come, Tuesday the 24th of June 2014 will be a crucial day for the schoolboy cricketers , as the panel of judges which includes distinguished umpires from the Association Of Cricket Umpires Sri Lanka , a couple of National Selectors along with the President of the SLSCA will sit together at the Galadari Hotel for the 36th occasion to pick the best performers during the 2013/2014 school cricket season to reward them.