Srinagar: Former England cricket team captain turned expert Nasser Hussain has said that current Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has got better cover drive compared to Team India star batsman Virat Kohli.
Nasser Hussain was speaking on a ICC digital media show ‘masterclass’ with Natalie Germanos.
He was speaking about the art of playing cover drives and termed the shot as very difficult one to play.
“The people who play the cover drive, they make a very difficult shot look incredibly easy,” Nasser Hussain said.
In the show , Hussain praised KL Rahul, Joe Root, Kane Williamson, Shai Hope, Ian Bell amoung others for the cover drives they play but termed Babar Azam’s execution as one of the best.
Amoung the two betting genius’s Virat Kohli and Babar Azam, Nasser went with Pakistan skipper terming his cover drive as one of the best.
“I would say sorry to fans of Virat Kohli but Babar Azam has one of the best cover drive. I would suggest budding cricketers to watch Babar Azam play cover drive,” Nasser Hussain said.
“If I am teaching any young boy to watch Cover Drive’ I would say watch Babar Azam Cover Drive,” he added.