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Ayaz Memon

  • Twenty years is a couple of lifetimes in any sport

    Sachin Tendulkar completes 20 years in international cricket today. He made his Test debut against Pakistan at Karachi as a callow 16-year-old with a mop of fuzzy hair.

    Sunday, 15 November 2009 - 1:09am
  • Cheats have no place in sport

    I reckon it takes some courage for a sportsperson to admit to the use of banned drugs when playing a major tournament.

    Sunday, 8 November 2009 - 2:16am
  • Australia put through 'Sach Ka Saamna'

    Hung up as we are on records and personal milestones, the entire nation was perhaps hoping that Sachin Tendulkar would just score the seven runs that he needed to complete 17,000 in one-day internationals.

    Friday, 6 November 2009 - 1:26am
  • She was the only man in her govt

    At first sight, Indira Gandhi looked petite and demure, hardly intimidating.

    Saturday, 31 October 2009 - 11:55pm
  • Happily, Dhoni seems a tough nut to crack

    A cricketer’s head remained the most vulnerable part of his body despite the protective gear.

    Thursday, 29 October 2009 - 11:47pm
  • Whose surprise is it anyway?

    The poll results reveal a growing disdain, especially in the young, for politics based on xenophobia.

    Sunday, 25 October 2009 - 12:04am
  • Australians seem to believe in hard cricket than hard talk

    The Aussies are here, and if they haven’t announced their presence with the brashness of old, it is no reason to believe that they will be less ruthless on the field of play.

    Saturday, 24 October 2009 - 1:43pm
  • Were those really the days?

    During a debate in Mumbai last week, a cricket administrator said a senior player had told him that most of the younger ones were uncaring of defeat in the Champions Trophy.

    Saturday, 17 October 2009 - 11:07pm
  • Dravid’s exclusion a graceless act

    Evidently, the cricket establishment is looking to build a team (and support staff) for the 2011 World Cup, which explains the mini-purge that took place on Thursday.

    Friday, 16 October 2009 - 2:46am
  • 67 glorious years of Amitabh Bachchan-The complete transcript

    On his 67th birthday superstar Amitabh Bachchan in conversation with Ayaz Memon

    Sunday, 11 October 2009 - 2:00am