I was trying to tell my English students how opaque sports coverage can be if you don't know the language. It is filled with jargon, and tends to be quite colloquial. I speak the language, and this is still largely incomprehensible to me...
From the BBC I found it funniest when I read it aloud to the man....
India were 44-3 when Sachin Tendulkar fell third ball and despite Rahul Dravid's 60 they were all out for 185.
Robin Uthappa appeared to have been given a license to attack, as he carved Chaminda Vaas for successive boundaries in the fifth over.
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But he was brilliantly caught and bowled by the wily left-arm seamer two overs later with the score on 25.
Sourav Ganguly seemed to be playing more of an anchor role, having made only two twos and three singles in his seven from 23 balls.
But in the 11th over he tried an ambitious lofted drive and it skewed to mid-off where Muttiah Muralitharan ran round smartly to take an agile catch.