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Zesty, peppy, clued-in, and with a distinctly subcontinental flavour, Stump Mic is your regular fix of cricket talk on things that matter to you, and things that you didn't know should matter to you. Featuring ESPNcricinfo's top writers and insiders.

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Zesty, peppy, clued-in, and with a distinctly subcontinental flavour, Stump Mic is your regular fix of cricket talk on things that matter to you, and things that you didn't know should matter to you. Featuring ESPNcricinfo's top writers and insiders.

    From London to Lahore: A look at England's first Pakistan tour since 2005

    From London to Lahore: A look at England's first Pakistan tour since 2005

    How historic is England's visit to Pakistan? Or is it just another series? Do Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan need to worry about their strike rates? Is pace really all that matters? All this and more on the latest ESPNcricinfo Stump Mic as Kaustubh Kumar gets down to discuss it all with Osman Samiuddin, Danyal Rasool and Matt Roller.

    Show notes:
    'Fast, just fast: Rauf stirs Karachi's primal instincts' - Danyal Rasool: https://es.pn/3BIh45z
    Matt Roller on Mark Wood: https://es.pn/3UUImyy
    'In Gaddafi's shadow' - Danyal Rasool: https://es.pn/3E6UqXw
    'Bazid Khan: In the UAE, if you get 140, you're still not out of the game' - Danyal Rasool: https://es.pn/3flnVu4
    Harry Brook: 'Pakistan almost feels like home' - https://es.pn/3E4hS7y
    Haris Rauf's bouncer to Harry Brook: https://es.pn/3CmIrne
    'How the PSL helped bring about England's return to Pakistan' - Matt Roller: https://es.pn/3Lqt4x1
    'Fakhar, Babar, and Rizwan: How can Pakistan fit three into two?' - Danyal Rasool: https://es.pn/3LWgiXk
    'England's visit to cricket city' - Matt Roller: https://es.pn/3xO3fS4

    • 48 min
    "I Am": Robin Uthappa on finding himself, and cricket's mental-health crisis

    "I Am": Robin Uthappa on finding himself, and cricket's mental-health crisis

    He's won a World Cup, he's won multiple IPLs, but perhaps more importantly he has hit rock bottom and found a way back. And he is courageous enough to speak about it, which should be an inspiration for those suffering in silence. Sidharth Monga speaks to Robin Uthappa as he opens up on his struggles with mental health and what cricket can do better to look after the mental well-being of its practitioners

    Trigger warning: Suicide and suicide ideation is discussed on the podcast

    If you or someone you know is experiencing thoughts of suicide, we urge you to seek help and know it is preventable. As a first step, please call one of the helpline numbers listed here (https://www.spif.in/i-am-feeling-suicidal/) or contact a mental health professional

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Asia Cup: where the mid card trumps the main event

    Asia Cup: where the mid card trumps the main event

    Sidharth Monga, Andrew Fidel Fernando, Osman Samiuddin and Kaustubh Kumar celebrate an Asia Cup that has got its zing back!

    • 49 min
    Hit or miss? Breaking down the BBL draft

    Hit or miss? Breaking down the BBL draft

    Andrew McGlashan is joined by Gaurav Sundararaman to assess how each team did in the overseas draft as the tournament prepares for a vital season

    • 37 min
    What's eating Virat Kohli?

    What's eating Virat Kohli?

    Is Virat Kohli a certainty in India's squad at the T20 World Cup? Gaurav Sundararaman and Karthik Krishnaswamy debate the pros and cons of including one of India's greatest-ever batters in their current T20 line-up

    • 33 min
    ILT20: Do I (really) love Twenty20s?

    ILT20: Do I (really) love Twenty20s?

    Sambit Bal and Osman Samiuddin join Karthik to take stock of the burgeoning T20 Leagues - particularly UAE's International League T20 - and discuss its potential impact on cricket as we know it.

    Show notes:
    Our episode on whether India players should be allowed in foreign leagues: https://dcs.megaphone.fm/ESP9376971424.mp3?key=a57918123199639900711d8fb1e8689a 

    • 42 min

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