Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2011:
Another change - Rambukwella leads Rajapaksa now by 260 votes in
by Ranjan Anandappa
Picking the lucky winners.... D. Kamal Wijesuriya, DGM
Printing and Maintenance ANCL (On left) and Sarath
Mandalawatta, Secretary/Head of Division Fund Management
ANCL pick the coupons for the readers prize at the end of
count number 11 in the Observer/Mobitel Most Popular
Schoolboy Cricketer of The Year competition. Pic. Vipula
While the race between teammates, Bhanuka Rajapakse and Ramith
Rambukwella of Royal College is hotting up in the All Island contest, of
the Observer/Mobitel Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer Contest, there was
a major change in the Outstation category when the captain of Dharmaraja
College, Kandy Hemal Munaweera who was originally not in the running,
entered the competition polling over 7000 votes to be placed at number
He has pulled 7,599 votes. K. Gamage of Vidyartha College, Kandy went
two steps up to be placed at number 6 with 14, 229 votes at the end of
count number 11 in the outstation regiment of the contest 2011.
In the Outstation category, St.Servatius' Sanjika Ridma who took the
top spot last week, has been pushed down to number two by Royal
Panadura's Dushan Vimukthi, who occupies the top spot with 35,071 votes.
Ridma is presently second with 34,998 and Maris Stella's Chatura
Dilshan is presently third with 34,623 votes. The top three in the
Outstation section have all got a chance of hitting the top spot.
Winners of cash prizes in the weekly draw
1. Rs. 2,500.00 - Gamini Werellagama, 23/1 A, Vidyala Mawatha,
2. Rs. 1,500.00 -Naleef Brian, No. 4, 1st, Lane, Ampara.
3. Rs.1,000.00 - K.P. Jayawardena, 7/2 Ruwanpura, Matara.
Winners of T-shirts in the weekly draw:
1. Matheesha Buddi, Sanghabodhi College, Gampaha.
2. Dinusha Rupasinghe, 36/1, Amunugoda, Imbulgoda.
3. O.B. Jamaldeen, 19/10 A, Galwala Para, Pitakotte.
Only the winners of T-shirts please call over on a week day at the
ANCL reception to collect your gift. Cheques for the winners of cash
prizes will be posted in due course. Voters are kindly requested to
write their names and addresses clearly while sending their coupons.