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SLC begin search for new staff after Pothas' exit

Apr 16, 2018: Former Pakistan legspinner Mushtaq Ahmed is among those being considered for the position of spin bowling coach. The board is also on the hunt for a new fielding coach

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Delhi, 4th day

SL coach Pothas mulls fading light 'coincidence'

Dec 5, 2017: In the dying moments of the fourth day, Sri Lanka lost a wicket to a fast bowler minutes before it was deemed too dark for the quicks to operate and two in an over to a spinner before it became the last over of the day

Sidharth Monga in Delhi

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Delhi, 4th day

Sri Lanka bewildered by visit from DDCA doctor

Dec 5, 2017: The Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) sent its doctor on call to the Sri Lanka dressing room for a medical check-up during the lunch on the fourth day, but the purpose of the test and its methodology was lost on the Sri Lanka camp

Sidharth Monga in Delhi

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Delhi, 2nd day

'We had players coming off and vomiting' - Pothas

Dec 3, 2017: Sri Lanka were unable to cope with conditions in Delhi, where the air quality dipped to "very unhealthy" levels on Sunday

Sidharth Monga in Delhi

India v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Nagpur, 4th day

India experience will help identify the right characters - Pothas

Nov 27, 2017: Sri Lanka's interim coach slams team's aggressive approach on the fourth morning, says some of the players are repeating the same mistakes

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Nagpur

India v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Nagpur, 2nd day

You can't be missing straight balls at this level - Pothas

Nov 24, 2017: And while admitting that the SL batsmen let themselves down, Nic Pothas defended the shot selections that dismissed both Dinesh Chandimal and Niroshan Dickwella

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Nagpur

Sri Lanka in India 2017-18

Pothas warns SL against being 'infatuated' with India

Nov 9, 2017: The Sri Lanka coach says his side learnt lessons from the drubbing it got from India at home earlier this year, and comes to visit its in-form neighbour with a refreshed team culture

Arun Venugopal

Sri Lanka news

Angelo Mathews declared fit for India tour

Oct 31, 2017: Kusal Perera and Asela Gunaratne are also expected return to the national set-up when Sri Lanka fly to India for a full tour

Madushka Balasuriya

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Abu Dhabi

Pothas 'proud of' T20 team despite losing series

Oct 28, 2017: The Sri Lanka coach is looking at the side's dismal streak of losing seven straight limited-overs matches in the UAE as 'five defeats and two good games'

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2017-18

'We are sick and tired of talking about transition' - Pothas

Sep 26, 2017: The Sri Lanka interim coach is hoping his team finally goes past the "learning phase" in the Test series against Pakistan, and starts getting the results it is after

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v India, only T20, Premadasa Stadium

'India very like the All Blacks' - Pothas

Sep 7, 2017: Sri Lanka's interim coach commended India's collective effort and work ethic, comparing them to arguably the most successful rugby team in the world

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India in Sri Lanka 2017

Pothas 'very happy' with 'hugely supportive' SLC

Aug 23, 2017: The interim coach was earlier critical of fickle selections following the nine-wicket loss in Dambulla, but has now struck an optimistic note about the team's prospects

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v India, 1st ODI, Dambulla

Coach Nic Pothas critical of Sri Lanka's fickle selections

Aug 20, 2017: The interim coach has also expressed his annoyance at outsiders meddling in team matters

Andrew Fidel Fernando

'I wouldn't say I protect the coach. I support him'

Jul 29, 2017: Sri Lanka's cricket manager Asanka Gurusinha talks about his role, the team's captaincy and bowling attack, and their drawn-out transition

Interview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka news

Nic Pothas takes over as interim SL coach following Ford's exit

Jun 27, 2017: Having served as the fielding coach since August 2016, Pothas will be in charge of the team for the home series against Zimbabwe and the India tour

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka news

Nic Pothas named Sri Lanka fielding coach

Jul 29, 2016: Former South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Nic Pothas has been appointed Sri Lanka's fielding coach, and will begin the role on August 8, a board release said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Dane Vilas ready for a starring role

Sep 25, 2015: The India tour gives the South African wicketkeeper another chance at sealing his spot in the national team

Firdose Moonda

Guernsey news

Pothas appointed at Guernsey

Dec 13, 2012: Nic Pothas, the former Hampshire wicketkeeper, has been appointed the new director of cricket of Guernsey.

ESPNcricinfo staff

County cricket

Hampshire sign Katich, release Pothas

Sep 16, 2011: Hampshire have signed Simon Katich as their overseas player for next season but released Nic Pothas,

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The men who couldn't replace Boucher

Jul 11, 2011: During his 14-year reign as the South African keeper, Boucher has had at least six frontline challengers. Only two remain standing

Firdose Moonda
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