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Nic Pothas shuns Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh

Press Trust of India  |  Colombo 

departed for without fielding after he refused to be a part of the touring team over a dispute with the management.

(SLC) sources said Pothas, who acted as Sri Lanka's national since July last year, wanted him appointed as assistant to Chandika Hathurusinghe. However, SLC refused to do so.

Apparently Angelo Mathews, who returned as the ODI and T20 skipper, did not see eye to eye with Pothas.

Pothas acted as the when Graham unexpectedly quit the set up following the team's early exit at

Under Pothas' charge Sri Lanka beat 2-0 in the but lost a ODI series to at home. During his stint, Sri Lanka also suffered defeat in the Tests, ODIs and T20Is against

He was originally contracted as the in 2016 and the two year contract will run out this year.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 16:10 IST