Harith Samarasinghe of Royal takes over lead from schoolmate
Sunday Observer/ Mobitel Most Popular Schoolboy
Cricketer of The Year 2014:
Picking the lucky winners... Sarath Wijetileka (H/D Building
And Maintenance, ANCL), Ousman Jayah (DGM Pre-Press Systems
And Administration) and Upali Peiris (Head Of Pre-Press
Operations) picking the winning readers coupons at the
Sunday Observer/Mobitel Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer Of
the Year contest.
Harith Samarasinghe of Royal College, Colombo, took the lead from his
colleague Randev Pathirana to top the list in the 'platinum' contest for
schools playing in division one at the end of count number 4 in the
Sunday Observer/Mobitel Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer Of The Year
Contest. Samarasinghe polled in 9874 votes to Pathirana's 8216 to climb
to the top position with a majority of 1658 votes.
While Pathirana was pushed to the number four slot, Katugasthota
Antonian Nimesh Gunasinghe remained at number two with 9367 votes. There
was a change in the 'gold' segment as well for division two schools when
Lasith Lakshan of St. Thomas' ,Matara took the number one position
displacing last week's winner Carey's Tharaka Dananjaya (5211) in to the
number two spot.
In the 'silver' category for division 111 schools there is a close
tussle between Saafi Zarook of Vidyaloka, Galle and Dilshan Kanchana of
Devapathuiraja MV, Ratgama. Kanchana who was placed first last week was
pushed down to second place by Zarook who polled in 4106 votes to
Kanchana's 3986 votes.