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Nic Pothas

West Indies names Pothas as interim head coach

 Nic Pothas will be in charge of West Indies side during the tour of Bangladesh.

Nov 20, 2018, 14:16 PM IST

Nic Pothas steps down as Sri Lanka's fielding coach

South African Pothas briefly coached Sri Lanka until Chandika Hathurusingha was hired as head coach in December.

Apr 17, 2018, 13:39 PM IST

Annoyed Nic Pothas shuns Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh

Sri Lanka departed for Bangladesh without fielding coach Nic Pothas after he refused to be a part of the touring team over a dispute with the management.

Jan 14, 2018, 16:24 PM IST

Sri Lanka head coach Nic Pothas predicts a close contest in India's tour of South Africa

The 44-year-old Pothas said that the Indian team under Kohli seemed to have covered all their bases.

Dec 25, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka: Two soft dismissals in one over hurt us, says Nic Pothas

Asked whether Lanka had faltered in choosing the combination, Pothas, who took over as coach from fellow South African Graham Ford, said the strategy was good but the loss of two wickets in one over hurt them.

Dec 17, 2017, 21:55 PM IST

Players were 'coming off the field and vomiting': Sri Lanka coach Nic Pothas

Delhi has been ranked among the world`s most polluted capital cities, with air quality worsening in winter as cooler air traps pollutants near the ground.

Dec 03, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Six straight ball dismissals surprising, Lanka coach

The coach shielded Niroshan Dickwella, whose irresponsible shot selection led to a batting collapse with Sri Lanka losing six wickets for 45 runs.

Nov 24, 2017, 19:20 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka: Nic Pothas says Lankans will not feel intimidated by Virat Kohli & Co

India had whitewashed Sri Lanka in all formats - three Tests, five ODIs and one T20I -- when they toured the Island nation in July-September.

Nov 09, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Coach Nic Pothas 'credits' India thrashing for strengthening Sri Lanka morale

The islanders were handed a drubbing on home soil against India, losing all nine games against the formidable tourists in a humiliating whitewash across all three formats of the game.

Sep 21, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Virat Kohli and Co at a level most teams want to be: Sri Lanka interim-coach Nic Pothas

Pothas said it was a competitive total, even if Lanka were few runs short.

Sep 07, 2017, 12:28 PM IST

SL vs IND: Virat Kohli ready to help Sri Lanka in transition

Lankan cricket has seen legends like Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene retiring in quick succession.

Aug 24, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

Sri Lanka interim coach Nic Pothas slams batsmen for embarrassing collapse against India

Pothas also said that while the defeat was embarrassing, he still backs his players to come good eventually.

Aug 20, 2017, 22:42 PM IST