Ayaz Memon is an Indian sports writer, journalist, columnist, author and lawyer. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Ayaz is a graduate in economics and law from Bombay University. He started his career as sports writer and went on to edit newspapers like Mid-Day, Bombay Times and DNA apart from being editor of Sportsweek magazine and sports editor of the Times of India and the Independent at various stages. His passion for cricket influenced his decision not to follow in his father’s footsteps as a lawyer.
Ayaz has also authored or co-authored several books such as the Wills Book of Excellence on One-Day Cricket to coincide with the World Cup, Wills Book of Excellence on One-Day Cricket again for the World Cup, Thunder Down Under, about the 1991-92 World Cup, The Best in the World: India’s Ten Greatest World Cup Matches, co-authored with actor and cricket enthusiast, Tom Alter, 2003. He is currently working on an illustrated history of Indian cricket. Ayaz has recently written books such as Sachin Tendulkar: Master Blaster, Virat Kohli: Reliable Rebel, MS Dhoni: Captain Cool and Yuvraj Singh: Powerful Elegance