In cricket, the cover drive is an art of wristwork and front foot to strike the ball through the covers. Out of all the shots, the cover drive has always been a nimble shot to watch. It takes a long time to comprehend this stroke. Very few batsmen have been able to do it skillfully. There have been many exceptional batsmen in the Indian squad, since history, but very few have been able to knack it like Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli. Both the players have been considered to be the greatest batsmen of all time. Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli have made the world stunned with their world-class records. Seeing Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli play cover drive has been a total bliss for many eyes.
Sachin Tendulkar, also known as ‘Master Blaster’, the former Indian cricketer and the former captain has given a huge contribution to the Indian cricket. He was also a great right-arm medium, and leg break and off-break bowler. Sachin is missed by many and so are his smooth cover drives. His flexible wristwork was always his plus point.
On the other hand, Virat Kohli, the Indian cricketer and the current captain of the squad has been no less. He is regarded as one of the most elegant batsmen in international cricket. Virat Kohli has made everyone stunned with his amazing cover drive shots. The right-hander has tended to play the cover drives with little distance to his body.
But who has played the best cover drive shots? Sachin Tendulkar or Virat Kohli? Comment down below!