Mega Show on ITN tonight
Observer-Mobitel schoolboy cricketer of the year:
Catch the excitement of the Mega Show which has produced Sri Lanka’s
cricketing legends for over three decades! The 31st Observer-Mobitel
Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year awards ceremony at the BMICH will be
telecast on ITN at 10.10 tonight. It was a night to remember with
tomorrow's cricketing heroes being rewarded for their outstanding
achievements during the recently concluded inter-school cricket season.
Adding zest to the Mega Show were Bhathiya and Santhush, Lahiru of
Rambare fame, Dancing Star Dushyanth Weeraman, along with Channa
Wijewardena and his dancing troupe.
Sri Lanka's cricketing heroes of yesteryear, along with officials of
the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association (SLSCA)
and Sri Lanka Cricket Umpires and Scorers’ Association (SLCUSA),
inspired the future stars of Sri Lanka cricket.
The Chief Guest for the big occasion was former Sri Lanka Test opener
andformer ICC Match Referee Sidath Wettimuny.
The youngsters who stole the show were none other than Dinesh
Chandimal of Ananda College, Colombo 10 and Imesh Udayanga of Dharmasoka
College, Ambalangoda who were adjudged the Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy
Cricketers of the Year 2009 All-Island and Outstation. Angelo Perera,
the Peterite captain was voted the Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer
(All-Island) while S.H. Indunil Kumara of Devapathiraja Vidyalaya,
Ratgama was voted the Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer (Outstation).