Ananda spinner Sachitra in the lead

BATA-the Sunday Times Most Popular School boy Cricketer of the Year Contest 2011

Ananda College productive right-arm-leg-spinner Sachitra Perera who was heavily among the wickets comes back into the lead at the end of the third count of the Bata-the Sunday Times Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year Contest.

Perera with a count of 169 votes against his name is in the lead with Royalist Ramith Rambukwella in the second place with 132 votes. Once again it must be reiterated that only players who are in the third-year category and have scored 400 runs in the previous season or have bagged more than 25 wickets are eligible for voting as it is a stipulated criteria that is outlined by the organisers from this year. If the organisers do find any cricketers names appearing in then list and are not in the listed category, their names will be removed from the list without any further notice.

It is also brought to the notice of readers that the list of names the schools that are mentioned below now come under the All Island Category, and all other schools which are not listed under could come into the emerging category.

Schoolboys representing international schools can be voted separately under that category.

All Island Contest
Sachitra Perera Ananda College 169
Ramith Rambukwella Royal College 132
Dananjaya De Silva Richmond College 64
Chaturanga Kumara St. Joseph's College 34
Supun Navaratne Thurstan College 33
Roscoe Thatil St. Joseph's College 23
K.W. Ruvinda Shamen Ananda College 11
Niroshan Dickwella Trinity College 09
Akila Jayawardene Trinity College 05
Shehan Fernando St. Peters College 05
Bhanuka Rajapakse Royal College 05
Pramod Gajasinghe Mahinda -Galle 05
Shehan Jayasinghe Prince of Wales 01

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