Cricketing shots – Class and Elegance



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Class and Elegance

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.


The Flick

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