Palitha Perera

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Palitha Perera
Born 1942
Nugegoda Sri Lanka
Residence Rukmalgama Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Education Nalanda College Colombo
Occupation Broadcaster
Known for Cricket commentaries

Palitha Perera (also known as Kuruppuge Palitha Chandrasiri Perera) is a well known cricket commentator and media personality in Sri Lanka.[1][2]

Early life & education[edit]

Palitha who was born in Nugegoda received his education from Nalanda College, Colombo. Palitha also represented Nalanda for 32nd Ananda-Nalanda big match.[3][4]

Career[edit]

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.[5][6]

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