21: Nepal determined to match Afghanistan's progress
By The National UAE
This week on The Cricket Pod, co-hosts Paul Radley and Chitrabhanu Kadalayil discuss Nepal's 2-1 Twenty20 international series win against the UAE in Dubai. After shocking the home team in the preceding one-day internationals, how did Nepal do it again? And does a successful tour of the Emirates mean Paras Khadka's team are now ready for the big time? Also in this episode: * Where the UAE have gone wrong, and what coach Dougie Brown will be doing to revive the team's fortunes. * West Indian cricket is not only looking up, it was in good health even before the ongoing England Test series. * Hardik Pandya is hitting the ball in anger again, and his fledgling career may have finally turned the corner.