Episode 246: The Life and Times of Ayaz Memon

Over the last few decades, India has changed, cricket has changed, our media has changed — and one man has seen it all. Ayaz Memon joins Amit Varma in episode 246 of The Seen and the Unseen to reflect on some of what he has seen and learnt.

Also check out:
1. Indian Innings: The Journey of Indian Cricket from 1947 — Edited by Ayaz Memon.
2. Cricket-related episodes of The Seen and the Unseen with Harsha BhogleSharda UgraRamachandra GuhaPrem Panicker and Gideon Haigh+Prem Panicker.
3. The Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.
4. The Wisden Book of Test Cricket (1877-1977) — Compiled & edited by Bill Frindall.
5. The Test where India beat Australia at Brabourne Stadium, 1964.
6. Sachin Tendulkar’s first TestSunil Gavaskar’s last TestKapil Dev’s 175 and the 1983 World Cup final.
7. Opportunity, Choice and the IPL (2008) — Amit Varma.
8. What cricket can learn from poker — Amit Varma.
9. The Tamasha All Purists Should Love — Amit Varma.
10. Beyond a Boundary — CLR James.
11. Neville Cardus and Jack Fingleton on Amazon.
12. The Picador Book of Cricket — Edited by Ramachandra Guha.
13. Hardcore History — Dan Carlin.
14. How Social Media Threatens Society — Episode 8 of Brave New World.
15. Kicking Schoolbags (2006) — Amit Varma.
16. The Jubilee Test, 1980.
17. My Cricketing Years — Ajit Wadekar.
18. Sunny Days — Sunil Gavaskar.
19. The Life and Times of Vir Sanghvi — Episode 236 of The Seen and the Unseen.
20. Deep Work — Cal Newport.
21. Unlikely is Inevitable — Amit Varma.
22. The abandoned ODI at Sialkot, October 31, 1984.
23. Mankad’s TestIndia’s first Test winGavaskar’s 29thGavaskar’s 30th.
24. R Ashwin’s YouTube channel.

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