Nic Pothas to continue as Coach till UAE tour

Written by Abhishek Patil

Nic Pothas will be continued as Sri Lanka interim coach till UAE tour, a top official of SLC told Cricket Age.

There were reports in media that SLC is in talks with Mahela Jayawardene for the UAE tour against Pakistan.

“SLC won’t make decision on Pothas until UAE series against Pakistan. it is to be Pothas for UAE tour” told the top official.

Sri Lanka to play two test, five ODI’s and three T20 matches in the tour. First test will be played on 28th September at Abu Dhabi. During the tour, Sri Lanka is also set to play their first ever day-night test, starting from 6th October at Dubai.

43 year old former South African wicket keeper Pothas took over as Sri Lanka head coach, after the sudden departure of Graham Ford following the exit from Champions Trophy in June.

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