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Cricket: Sri Lanka fielding coach, Nic Pothas resigns

17 April 2018 - 96   - 0

Sri Lanka cricket Fielding Coach, Nic Pothas has resigned from his position with effective of April 13 according to a statement issued by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).

Pothas joined the Sri Lanka coaching unit in July, 2016 as Fielding Coach.

In June 2017 he was appointed the Interim Coach for Sri Lanka's two series against Zimbabwe and India after Head Coach Graham Ford stepped down.

“After two incredible years with Sri Lanka cricket, this is the right time for me to move on to other opportunities, which will allow me to spend quality time with my young family," Pothas said issuing a statement.

"I would like to thank Sri Lanka Cricket for affording this special opportunity. I would also like to thank the Board, my fellow coaches and all the players I have had the pleasure and privilege to work with, for all the support they have provided me." 

"Finally, I must thank all the supporters who follow Sri Lanka so passionately, for all their support during my tenure. It has been an honor and a privilege to be involved with Sri Lanka. It has given me the opportunity to learn and improve as a coach as well as to contribute to a very talented bunch of players. It will always hold a special place in my heart," the statement added.

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