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.
"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
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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!
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
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
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.
Our episode on whether India players should be allowed in foreign leagues: https://dcs.megaphone.fm/ESP9376971424.mp3?key=a57918123199639900711d8fb1e8689a
When will India-W get the big W?
Former India international Snehal Pradhan and Shashank Kishore join Karthik to answer why the India women's team come up short in clutch moments, and when will they finally win the big one
Sid Monga was so sensitive and sincere reply’s from Robin. Best episode ever
Raunak Kapoor is the best
Raunak Kapoor should be in all the episodes please!! So entertaining and informative
Almost as good as The Cricket Sadist Hour. So, it's terrific.
The anecdotes and analysis is generally better on this than all other cricket podcasts. And I've listened to all the major ones and still listen to many.