Observer-Mobitel Most Popular Schoolboy Cricket
Abeysekera and Jaleel in close battle
The fight for the top spot between Royalist Milan Abeysekera (85,711)
and Thurstanite Minhaj Jaleel (83,986) continued in the ‘Platinum’
contest for the schools taking part in the SLSCA Division I cricket
tournament at the end of the 23rd week count of the Sunday
Observer/Mobitel Most popular Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2013
contest which will come to an end on July 3.
The deficit between Abeysekera and Jaleel has widened to 1,725 votes
while St. John’s, Nugegoda’s Yamal Sirirwardena (67,002) was placed
first, pushing last week’s winner Sakunda de Silva (66,765) of Sri
Devananda, Ambalangoda to the number two position. The gap between
Siriwardena and de Silva is 237 votes.
Trishan Rodrigo (60,371) of Loyala College, Negombo climbed to the
top position over last week’s winner Sri Rahula, Katugastota’s Ishara
Hewage (60,207) with a majority of 164 votes in the ‘Silver’ contest for
schools playing in Division III.