Kane Williamson & Virat Kohli faced off for the first time in the Under-19 World Cup in 2008, when they were leading their respective teams
Virat and Williamson will join an elite group of players who have played in a maximum of 4 World Cup semifinals
India & the Kiwis made it to the semifinals of the 2011, 2015, 2019 and now the 2023 ODI World Cup semis. Both Virat & Kane were part of those sides
The former Pakistan skipper is part of the list as well. He made it to 4 World Cup semifinals during 1979-1992
One of the only 3 men to have won the World Cup thrice, Ponting has made it to the semis 4 times with Australia between 1996-2007
Ponting's teammate and bowling legend McGrath is also on the list. He also made it to the last 4 of ODI World Cups with the Aussies between 1996-2007
The Sri Lankan spin wizard has also featured in 4 World Cup semifinals between 1996-2011. He won the silverware in the 1996 edition.
One of the best middle-order batters of all time, Ross Taylor is part of the elite list as well. He made it to the semis with New Zealand between 2007