The lead changes each week...:
Now Harith Samarasinghe leads Royal schoolmate Pathirana by only 17
Picking the winning readers coupons.... From right: D.M.P.A.
Dassanayake (AGM Technical, ANCL), S. Nimal Dharmasiri (Head
of Tel. Systems & Maintenance) and Subash Karunarathne (AGM
Web-Marketing) picking the winning coupons at the end of
Count No. 17. Picture by Susantha Wijegunesekera.
The battle in all three categories is being intensified as the
deficit between the candidates of the top positions is narrowing at the
end of count number 17 in the Sunday Observer/Mobitel Most Popular
Schoolboy Cricketer Of The Year 2014 Contest.The struggle for the first
place in the Platinum segment between the two Royalists Randev Pathirana
(70,294) and Harith Samarasinghe (70,311) has been boiled down to a
majority of just 17 votes in favour of Samarasinghe.
In the ‘Gold’ for division 11 schools last week’s winner Lasith
Lakshan from St.Thomas’, Matara was pushed down to the number two spot
as Carey’s Tharaka Danajaya occupied the top spot.
The majority between Lakshan and Dananjaya was 371 votes.
In the ‘Silver’ segment for division 111 schools Mohammed Ziras of
Madeena MV, Kandy who was placed first last week dropped down to the
second place as Dilshan Kanchana of Devapatrhiraja, Ratgama took the
center by polling 33,609 votes to Ziras’ 33,414 a majority of 195 votes.