Palitha Perera

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Palitha Perera
Born Sri Lanka
Residence Sri Lanka
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.[citation needed]

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.

He received his education at Nalanda College Colombo.


Palitha Perera completed 50 years of his Sinhala cricket commentary on 3rd March 2013 at SSC Colombo. (article on LAKBIMA Sunday edition (Page 24 )13th March 2013 Ajith Nanayakkara -Photojournalist