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Fortunate to have played with Kohli: Kane Williamson

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New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson, who has been playing against Virat Kohli and following his journey since U-19 days, considers himself fortunate to have played with the India Skipper.

Notably, during the 2008 U-19 World Cup held in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, Virat Kohli led side defeated Kane Williamson’s team in the semi-final of the tournament. Coincidentally, after 11 years, whe both the teams met in another semi-final match in a World Cup, this time Kane had the last laugh.

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“Yes, we are fortunate to play against each other. It has been great to meet at a young age and follow his (Kohli’s) progress as well as his journey,” Kane Williamson said on Star Sports show Cricket Connected.

Both the players boast prolific stats in every aspect of the game and are considered to be modern day greats. They recently battled against each other when India toured New Zealand early this year.

Share common views about the game

Speaking further kane said they have some common views and thoughts regarding the game despite having a different on-field behavior.

Both the players were seen discussing cricket near the boundary line the India Tour of New Zealand. The discussion also found place in Print and Electronic media.

“…probably over the last few years we just shared our views on the game, some honest thoughts and found some common grounds despite, perhaps, playing the game little bit differently in terms of physically and may be our on-field characters I suppose,” said

Willimson.

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