Jos Buttler names the batter who plays the cover drive to the fullest between Virat Kohli and Babar Azam

Jos Buttler

England and Rajasthan Royals cricketer Jos Buttler has spoken on the topic of who between Virat Kohli and Babar Azam plays the cover drive shot much more better than the others.


cricket has evolved so far, whether it is financially or technically, and it is safe to say now that cricket is the 2nd or 3rd best sport in the world, behind Football.

But even though cricket has seen much more evolution from the days when players like Viv Richards, Sunil Gavaskar use to dominate the game, one thing that has not changed over the decades is the beauty of the cover drive.


While past generation saw players like Sachin Tendulkar and Saurav Ganguly bossed the shot, but, Virat Kohli of current generation is probably the master of the art, that is cover drive.

The beauty that is watch Virat Kohli play the shot is at another level. But in the recent times, Pakistan’s skipper Babar Azam has come out as a tough competition for Virat. Babar Azam has also mastered the art of playing cover drive. And there always a debate among the cricket fraternity that, of the two, who plays cover drive much better.

Recently, Jos Buttler had his say on his topic. While speaking to ESPNcricinfo, Jos Buttler picked Virat Kohli ahead of Babar Azam, “I am going to say Virat Kohli,” stated Buttler.


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