News First – Sri Lanka Cricket announced today that South African national Nick Pothas who served as the fielding coach of the Sri Lankan national team has stepped down from the position.

Summary

  • Sri Lanka Cricket announced today that South African national Nick Pothas who served as the fielding coach of the Sri Lankan national team has stepped down from the position.
  • Pothas entered into a contract with Sri Lanka cricket on the 8th of August 2016 as a fielding coach and in June 2017 he took up duties as the stand-in head coach of the team following the sudden resignation of Graham Ford.
  • With Chandika Hathurusinghe taking over the reigns as head coach, Pothas was once again relegated to Fielding coach.
  • His tenure was set to expire in August.
  • According to Sri Lanka Cricket, Pothas reached the decision to step down from the position following lengthy discussions upon the conclusion of the recent tri-nation series in Sri Lanka


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