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Nic Pothas

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Full Name: Nic Pothas
Born: November 18 1973 , Johannesburg
County: Hampshire
Other teams: South Africa
ODI debut: Pakistan v South Africa, Singapore, August 23 2000
Batting Style: Right-hand bat


Pothas is of South African origin and plays for Gauteng in the country's domestic competitions, but holds a Greek passport and is not considered an overseas player at the Rose Bowl. He joined Hampshire in 2002 as a wicketkeeper-batsman and has consistently scored runs as well as being one of the finest glovemen on the county circuit. Pothas played three one-day internationals for South Africa in Singapore in 2000, before being overlooked for Mark Boucher. He enjoyed a hugely successful 2005 season at Hampshire, helping the county lift the Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy following a...

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