38th Sunday Observer Schoolboy Cricketer show: Stage set for the
The stage is set for the grand finale of the 38th episode of the
Sunday Observer/ Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2016 at the
Galadari Hotel Ball Room on July12th. The final selection of the players
who have performed prominently during the last school cricket season and
who are eligible to be recipients were selected by a distinguished panel
comprising officials from the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association, Sri
Lanka Cricket and members from the Association Of Cricket Umpires Sri
The selection has been done strictly on merit based on the 2015/2016
performance of the school cricketers . The umpires included the oneís
who stood during the last school cricket season who could be the best
judges to select the most suitable candidates.
The selection panel included the president of the SLSCA and the
principal of Royal College, Panadura Sarathchandra de Silva and the
president of the ACUSL Hirosha Gunatileka.
The others who were present at the meeting were Carlton Bernadus
(Head Of Domestic Cricket SLC), Assignment secretary ACUSL Ravi Bandara,
Sena Nandaweera ( VP ACUSL), Saman Mohan ( Ge. Sec. southern province),
Dilshan de Silva ( Selection Committee Chairman Junior National
Cricket), J.K.Indrajith ( Under 19 tournament secretary), Kapila
Jayalath ( Secretary SLSCA), Keerthie Gunaratne (Junior Selector), and
Manjula Vaas ( Treasurer SLSCA). Kumara Gamhewa CEO/ Chairman of
Batsman.com provided the statistics.
Given below is a list of nominees for the main awards.
Nominees. Ramesh Nirmantha (St.Servatius, Matara), Himasha Liyanage (
Dharmapala, Pannipitiya), Sanjula Abeywickrema (Isipathana) D.Jayalath
(Trinity), Thilina Dilshan ( St.Benedictís), Lakshina Rodrigo (St.Peterís)
, Charith Asalanka ( Richmond), Pramod Maduwantha (Isipathana), Sajith
Vithanage (Zahira, Colombo), Ashen Bandara (St. Aloysius, Galle)
Ramesh Nirwantha, Himasha Liuanage, Sanjula Abeywickrema, Charith
Asalamka, Lakshina Rodrigo
Nominees. Lasith Embuldeniya (Royal, Colombo), Thulanjana Fernando
(St . Joseph Vaz, Wennappuwa), Raveen Sayer (Trinity), Thaneesha
Weerako0on (St.Peterís Col.4), Kavindu Bandara ( Nalanda Asitha Fernando
( St. Sebastianís, Katuneriya), Pramodh Maduwantha (Isipathana ),
Duleepa Akash (De Mazenod, Kandana), Praveen Jayawickrema (St.Sebastianís,
2nd round. Lasith Embuldeniya, Thulanjana Fernando, Raveen Sayer,
Pramod Maduwantha (Isipathana ), Sajith Vithanage (Zahira, Co0lombo),
Sachitha Jayatileka (S.Thomasí Mount Lavinia) Jayamal Wanniarachchi (Gurukula,
Kelaniya), Duleepa Akash (De Mazenod) , Sammu Ashan (Ananda, Colombo),
Raveen Sayer (trinity)
2nd round. Pramodh Maduwantha, Sajith Vithanage, Sachita Jayatileka,
Raveen Sayer , Sammu Ashan.
Schoolboy Cricketer Of The Year 2016.
Nominees. Raveen Sayer (Trinity), Ptamodh Maduwantha (Isipathana ) ,Ramesh
Nirwantha (St.Servatius, Matara), Lasith Embuldeniya (Royal), Charith
Asalanka (Richmond, Galle)
Platinum; division 1
Nominees. Ramesh Nirwantha (St.Servatius, Matara) , Himasha Liyanage
( Dharmapala, Pannipitiya), Sanjula Abeywickrema (Isipathana), Dayalath
Nominees. Lasith Embuldeniya ( Royal), Thulanjana Ferfnando (St.Joseph
Vaz), Raveen Sayer (Trinity) Thaneesha Weerakoon (St.Peterís ) Kavindu
Bandara (Nalanda), Pramodh Maduwantha (Isipathana)
Division 1 award for Schoolboy Cridketer.
Gold awards: Division 11
Best all- rounder:
Silver: division three awards
Team Awards. (National)
Best school team.
Best school team Western Province:
Best school team Southern province:
Best school team
Best school team Central Province
Best team NWP :
Runner up :
Best team Sabaragamuwa Province:
Best school team NCP.
Best school team Uva Province :
Best behaved team.
Best promising team.