Palitha Perera

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Palitha Perera
Born Sri Lanka
Residence Melbourne Australia
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lankan
Education Nalanda College Colombo
Occupation Broadcaster
Known for Cricket commentaries

Palitha Perera is a well known cricket commentator and media personality in Sri Lanka.[1][2]

Palitha holds the distinction of having been the inaugural announcer on two Sri Lankan TV channels – Rupavahini (15 February 1982) and TNL TV (21 July 1993).

He was also former Deputy Director General (Commercial) of Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation, former Director of Sinhala Service Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation.

Palitha Perera completed 50 years of his Sinhala cricket commentary on 3 March 2013 at SSC Colombo.[3][4]

He received his education at Nalanda College Colombo. Palitha represented Nalanda for 32nd Ananda-Nalanda big match.[5][6]