All set for Mega Show
The Mega Show which richly rewards budding schoolboy cricketers - the
36th Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year awards
presentation will be held at the grand ballroom of the Cinnamon Grand on
Wednesday. Former Sri Lanka cricketer and current ICC elite panel umpire
Kumar Dharmasena, who had won the prestigious Observer Schoolboy
Cricketer of the Year award in 1989, will be the chief guest. For the
first time since the event took place in 1979, awards will be
distributed under three categories - Platinum, Gold and Silver,
replacing the previous All-Island and Outstation categories.
Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Mass Media and Information
Minister Keheliya Rambukwella and Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena
will be the guests of honour. The grand finale is filled with all the
excitement and fun, including seven entertainment acts with a wrap up by
Lahiru Perera of Rambari fame.
The Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year is organised by
the Sunday Observer, Sri Lanka's flagship English newspaper with the
largest circulation and is sponsored by Sri Lanka's national mobile
service provider SLT Mobitel.