When Ash Barty schooled Coco Gauff: A crash course in cricket

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A press conference ahead of a women's tennis exhibition match in the United States is probably way down on the list of settings for a nuanced discussion on cricket. And yet when reigning French Open champion Ash Barty - not long ago a cricketer in Australia's Big Bash League - addressed journalists in the company of American teen sensation Coco Gauff, that's exactly what happened.

Gauff's casual remark asking Barty to explain cricket's rules was followed by the Australian making a good fist at explaining a sport that's often dismissed by its own followers as too tough to break down for the uninitiated.

So, how do you rate Barty's explainer to Coco? And how would you explain cricket to a newbie? Let us know by tagging us on Twitter or mailing fanfare@cricinfo.com