Sunday Observer/ Mobitel Most Popular Schoolboy
Cricketer of The Year 2014:
Many changes at the top
There were many changes at the top in all three categories at the end
of count number 2 at the Sunday Observer/Mobitel Most popukar Schoolboy
Cricketer Of The year contest 2014. Trinity’s Raveen Sayer who was
placed first last week was displaced by Royalist Randev Pathirana who
took the lead while Katugasthota Anthonian Nimesh Gunasinghe took the
number two spot.
New entrants to the competition Yohan Soysa (St.Benedict’s), Devind
Pathmanathan (Royal,Colombo), Tharindu Ratnayake (S.Thomas’, Mount
Lavinia) and another Royalist Harith Samarasinghe, polled in the most
number of votes to climb to the number three spot with 3702 votes in the
The duo from Royal College, Colombo Randev Pathirana and Harith
Samarasinghe have struck well for their team with bat and ball.
With the Royal captain Devind Pathmanathan also in the running the
contest is no doubt going to be an interesting tussle. In the ‘Gold ‘
segment Tharaka Dananjaya who has been among the runs for carey College
took the top spot from Matara Thomian Lasith Lakshan .
In the ‘silver category for schools taking part in division 111 Saaji
Zarook of Vidyaloka College, Galle polled in 1514 votes to take over the
first place from Dillshan Kanchana of Devapathiraja College, Ratgama