Cricket World – Pothas was made Sri Lanka’s fielding coach after former Lankan Test batsman Chandika Hathurusingha was named head Coach in December last year.

Summary

  • Pothas was made Sri Lanka’s fielding coach after former Lankan Test batsman Chandika Hathurusingha was named head Coach in December last year.
  • The Sri Lanka board has let Pothas go on good terms and it would seek to appoint two new coaches within the next two months.
  • The Johannesburg born Pothas joined Sri Lanka in 2016 as fielding coach.
  • However, it is understood that after the appointment of Chandika Hathurusingha as Sri Lanka’s head Coach, Pothas found himself in catch 22 as it limited his position to a fielding coach.
  • Pothas had a forgettable stint as the national coach as he was in charge of the Sri Lankan team when it was thumped in a home series against India and humiliated by cricket minnows Zimbabwe in an ODI tournament.


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