Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson 2008 U-19 World Cup Rivalry Revived
Ind vs NZ Semi-Final: Similarities between Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson
In the semi-final of the Under-19 World Cup in 2008, there was a match between India and New Zealand and Captain Kane Williamson and Virat Kohli was Virat Kohli.
London. In the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Team India is just 2 steps away from the title. India will face New Zealand in the first semi-final of World Cup 2019. These matches will be played on Manchester’s Old Trafford ground on Tuesday. The other semifinal will be between Australia and England.
Virat and Williamson were battling at the 2008 Under-19 World Cup
In front of India, New Zealand is considered to be a big challenge, but Virat Kohli has defeated Ken Williamson’s team in the World Cup 11 years ago. You must be surprised to hear that Virat Kohli could have played the first World Cup in 2011, how can it be so. In fact, 11 years ago, the New Zealand and India team faced facing in the semi-finals of the 2008 Under-19 World Cup. At that time Virat Kohli was captain of Team India and Kane Williamson of New Zealand In that match, India defeated New Zealand by 3 wickets and made it to the final, where they had a match against South Africa and India won the title and won the title.
These players were also part of that match
In the semi-finals of the Under-19 World Cup, New Zealand had given India the target of 206, but under the Duckworth-Lewis rule, India got a target of 191 runs, which Team India won by losing 7 wickets. Apart from Virat Kohli and Williamson, there are other players who played against each other in the semi-finals of the Under-19 and will be part of the team in the match on July 9. They include Ravindra Jadeja, Tim South, and Trent Boult. Virat Kohli was the man of the match.
After 11 years will be repeated then history?
After 11 years, these two players will be face-to-face and the chance will be for the World Cup semi-final. Let us know that New Zealand is the fourth largest team in the points table and India is at No. 1. Indian fans are hoping again that Virat Kohli will repeat that history again. After winning the win on New Zealand, India will take on England or Australia in the final.