On this day (18th August), Mahela Jayawardene goes out, Virat Kohli comes in

On 18th August 2008, Team India’s current Test skipper Virat Kohli made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka, opening the innings with Gautam Gambhir. Kohli scored 12 runs in his opening match played at Rangiri Dambulla Internationa Stadium, Sri Lanka.

On 18th August 2014, Sri Lankan legendary batsman Mahela Jayawardene retired from Test cricket. Jayawardene scored 54 runs in his last Test innings against Pakistan at Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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