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    5 cricketers who played against Virat Kohli in U-19 WC 2008 and playing in 2023 World Cup

    Virat Kohli is the face of world cricket now. It has been proven time and again, and the biggest proof of it was the way how Olympics used a photo of him.

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    Virat Kohli

    Virat Kohli is the face of world cricket now. It has been proven time and again, and the biggest proof of it was the way how Olympics used a photo of him to announce that cricket will officially return to the mega event in the year 2008.

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    The first time cricket fans heard about Virat Kohli was in the year 2008, when he led the Indian team to the U-19 World Cup title in Malaysia. He is currently playing for India in the 2023 World Cup. In this listicle now, we will look at five such players who played with him in the 2008 U19 WC and are playing in 2023 WC as well.

    1. Kane Williamson played against Virat Kohli in 2008

    New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was the skipper of the Blackcaps U-19 team in the 2008 edition of the mega event. 15 years later, he is currently captaining New Zealand for the second time in ODI World Cups.

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    2. Tim Southee played against Virat Kohli in 2008

    Fast bowler of New Zealand, Tim Southee also participated in that mega event in 2008. 15 years later, Southee is currently the main right-arm fast bowler of the Kiwis team.

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    3. Trent Boult

    Left-arm fast bowler Trent Boult also represented New Zealand in the ICC U-19 World Cup 2008. Boult has become one of the most dangerous left-arm fast bowlers of all time.

    4. Steve Smith

    Steve Smith is currently the vice-captain of the Australian team in the 2023 World Cup. The right-handed batter first displayed his skills as a leg-spinner in the 2008 U-19 World Cup.

    5. Josh Hazlewood

    Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood is one of the most important members of the Australian team right now. He was a main pacer of the U-19 team in the 2008 U-19 WC as well.

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