The on drive suits full deliveries anywhere from middle to leg stump. Having the ability to hit down the ground will present the full width of the bat to straight deliveries. When playing the on drive:
- As far as possible direct the head in line with the ball.
- Get balanced and be in control of your movements. Often a half stride out to the ball provides access to the delivery.
- Strike the ball as late as possible, this will promote power and control.
- A high elbow swing suits the on drive.