Modern day cricket has revolutionized the batting and made it more effective with Switch hits, Dilscoops, Upper cuts etc. but the grace the straight drives/the cover drives/the flicks & pulls offers is unmatched. The random collection of videos below shows drives & shots packed with class and elegance.
The Cover Drive
Footage of Australian player Damien Martyn’s effortless push through the covers resulting in boundaries of SriLankan bowler Chaminda Vaas.
The Straight Drive
Footage of thundering straight drives from Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar of Australian bowler Brett Lee’s bowling.
Footage of Australian batsman Mark Waugh’s exquisite leg side flicks
The Left Hander’s Style
Footage of West Indian batsman Brian Lara’s majestic drives
Class and Conventional
Footage of SriLankan batsman Aravinda de Silva’s 66 against India in 1996 World Cup semi-final