OBSERVER-MOBITEL Schoolboy Cricketer Contests have grown from strength to strength
Sunday Observer: 06.01.201

The Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year, is one of the most looked forward event of the year. Most of the Observer Schoolboy contest winners have represented the country. In the schools cricket scene, the Observer Schoolboy Cricketer competition, is one of the best organised events in the country, where most cricket lovers look forward.

OBSERVER-MOBITEL has picked young cricketers for the future - Naveed Nawaz
Sunday Observer: 06.01.2013

OBSERVER-MOBITEL..... Going down memory lane for the past 34 years, the SUNDAY OBSERVER now with MOBITEL has done a great service to the schoolboy cricketers by duly recognising their capabilities.

OBSERVER-MOBITEL show has unearthed top cricketers - Kaluwitharana
Sunday Observer: 23.12.2012

Former Test opener and wicketkeeper Romesh Kaluwitharana says the OBSERVER-MOBITEL competition has helped to maintain a steady influx of top cricketers. This year sees the 35th contest. Looking back during the past three decades the competition has maintained a high level and has also produced many Test captains and cricketers.

Voting for the Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year begins next week:
Mother of all shows turns 35
Sunday Observer: 16.12.2012

New award structure under Platinum, Gold and Silver Divisions:

 Sri Lanka’s first ever inter-school cricket award show will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2013. It is with pride and honour that we announce the launch of the 35th Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year contest.

Roshan Mahanama from Test player to International Match Referee
Sunday Observer: 17.06.2012

Twice Sunday Observer Schoolboy Cricketer (1983-1984) Roshan Mahanama aired his views on the contest saying that it is a remarkable one that gives due recognition to the deserving cricketer for the future. Mahanama aired his views on the Sunday Observer – Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the year 2012.

Many players have benefited - Brendon
Sunday Observer: 27.05.2012

Scoring a double hundred in a cricket match is a highly remarkable performance, and doing it on debut in a Test match is something beyond that and unique. Brendon Kuruppu who won the runner-up award for the Best Batsman in the year 1978 Ranjan Madugalle was judged the Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year.

Trend set by Sunday Observer and Mobitel should go on!
Sunday Observer: 20.05.2012

"During my 11-year-old career as an administrator in various positions at the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association, I was delighted to see many emerging school players finally ending representing the country at the highest level. It has also happened before I was involved in the contest and I sincerely hope that the trend will continue for many years".

Observer-Mobitel Cricket Contest will further strengthen cricketers ability
Sunday Observer: 06.05.2012

The foundation laid by talented schoolboy cricketers will be further consolidated by conducting contests like the Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year as these contests will give the necessary confidence for the player to go up the ladder of success.

Make use of all opportunities to prove your worth - Sanath Jayasuriya's advice
Sunday Observer: 29.04.2012

Observer/Mobitel Cricket contests Dedication, discipline, commitment and hard work is the key to success not only for a successful cricket career but also in one's day-to-day life.

School cricket standard declines, steps must be taken to upgrade it - Chairman Selectors
Sunday Observer: 22.04.2012

Former Sri Lanka Test opening bowler and the present Chairman Selectors Ashantha de Mel, while commending the Sunday Observer/Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year Show lamented of the drastic drop of the standard of school cricket.