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Sports Weekly with Ayaz Memon

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The most insightful weekly sports show is here Join Ayaz Memon as he takes you around the sport world with his unique insights every week. Focusing on all sports that matter, the show looks beyond the headlines as Ayaz and friends understand the why and how of all thats happened in the sporting world. Also joining him every week is Mr Fantastic the fantasy sports fanatic. Hell help you choose your fantasy team for the upcoming games. So tune in every week as we travel the sporting world.

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  • The Sportswallah is here!

    The definitive sports round up show.

  • MI vs CSK, New Zealand's cancelled Pakistan tour, and Harry Kane woes
    30 min 20 sec

    The IPL kicks off with a clutch game between Mumbai and Chennai, Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora discuss the missing players on the Mumbai side.Also up for discussion this week, New Zealand backing out of their tour of Pakistan for security reasons and all the UEFA Champions League and Premier League action.

  • A washout beginning...
    6 min 15 sec

    What should have been Day 1 of the muchawaited WTC Final between India and New Zealand never happened Will the game finally get going on Saturday And how does the delayed start affect the teams Find out in this special.

  • There's turmoil in the world of sport
    27 min 43 sec

    Our Sports Weekly Trio is back and Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora are excited. Sports enthusiasts are up for a potboiler as a lot of drama ensues in the world of sportsWhile England suspends Ollie Robinson from international cricket due to racist and sexist tweets that he had put out in 201213, India is expected to be under a lot of pressure in the WTC final against New Zealand, for multiple reasons.Roger Federer withdrew from the French Open due to an injury, paving a clear path for Rafael Nadal. Football madness returns to our screens this Sunday as Euro Cup Copa America kicks off.And to know what crazy filmy action took place in the Azerbaijan GP, you must turn up the volume

  • India hoping for a miracle, another Spurs manager sacked & more!
    25 min 48 sec

    India suffers another crushing defeat, this time at the hands of New Zealand and Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora talk about this disappointing outcome for the team.Also up for discussion this week: Sri Lanka showing signs of a comeback, Pakistans outstanding form, and all the action from the world of football.

  • Heads roll for India at Headingley & the golden boy returns to Manchester United!
    37 min 17 sec

    India suffered a disheartening defeat at the Headingley test and the Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora are here to discuss the teams collapse.On a happier note, the trio also discuss the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United.

  • IPL Suspension, Champions League & F1
    28 min 27 sec

    The suspension of the IPL has made its fans morose and Mr. Fantastic questions and condemns the multiple levels of biobubble breaches and its repercussions. While plans of shifting the IPL to another country continues, Pakistan celebrates their victory in the second test where they crushed Zimbabwe to sweep the series. A detailed analysis into the Indian squad for the Tour of England also ensues.Mr. Fantastic also indulges in a hearty chat with Soumil Arora, Host of Inside Line F1, where he dissects the Spanish Grand Prix and it’s top three racers. They also discuss Football happening around the world and cite their predictions for the various leagues.Host Ayaz Memon Mr. Fantastic also pay their respects to the sporting legends who succumbed to Covid19.

  • IPL Week 1: Old guard to the fore
    32 min 25 sec

    Early days in the IPL but we already have a surprise leader with a flawless start, some last ball finishes, multiple batting collapses, and a few outstanding performances.Our hosts Ayaz Memon and Mr. Fantastic bring you up to speed on a riveting week of T20 action, ask a few players to reconsider their retirement from international cricket considering their fabulous performances and we gleefully look into Indias deep bench strength as the IPL continues to put a spotlight on young local talent that might soon be ready for the world stage.Oh yes and in this frenzy the BCCI also announced their annual player retainership 202021, did your favourite player get the right grade

  • The IPL beckons...
    36 min 55 sec

    This week, Bangladesh went under the microscope for an utterly poor performance, while Sri Lanka and West Indies managed to hold their grounds by drawing both the test matches. As South Africa enjoys its victory against Pakistan, Quinton De Kock is being scrutinized for his little distraction gimmick on field.Indian quizzer, writer, sports producer and former Team Director of the KKR, Joy Bhattacharjya joins in to break down Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians’ chances in IPL 14, and we quiz him about his quick 5 favourites of the season.Finally, with just 3 more days to go, a fervent Mr. Fantastic questions the soft signal rule, reveals his Dream 11 team and gathers some exclusive intel about the players and teams, so that he can be on the top of his game. We look forward to the upcoming IPL with Mr. Fantastic.

  • Olympics, cricket & the IPL!
    22 min 58 sec

    The IPL 2021 is here... almost

  • India's T20Is, Women's Cricket & Windies' resurgence
    17 min 26 sec

    Cricket takes centrestage

  • India's Cricket Wrap, Badminton, Wrestling and more...
    28 min 47 sec

    This week, we discuss Indias incredible international Cricket season that recently ended with an emphatic series win over England.Joining us to review Indias performances against Australia and England is veteran journalist  .Sharda UgraIts been a busy week in sports, we start with the contrasting fortunes of two Indian Olympic hopefuls P.V. Sindhu and Vinesh Phogat. Where Sindhu could not get past her nemesis, Spaniard Carolina Marin at the Swiss Open, Vinesh won the Gold Medal and retained her No. 1 rank in the womens 54kg weight class at the Matteo Pelicone wrestling event.Also on the show: a round up of the ISL as we enter the knockout stage of the tournament, the contrasting fortunes of Akila Dananjaya from hattrick hero to seeing Kieron Pollard smash him for six, sixes in the very next over, the Pakistan Super League being called off due to Covid19, Fifty years since Gavaskars debut and a lot more.If thats not all we will also help you make money in the Fantasy format Mr Fantastic will give you the best options to make your team for Fantasy sport apps. He knows a thing or two, but tread cautiously

  • Euros at their Climax, Wimbledon roars on & Cricket is back!
    31 min 53 sec

    Just a week to go before India’s Team II cant call them A or B, honestly shows its prowess in the series against Sri Lanka While Mr. Fantastic is inquisitive about the pros and cons of having 2 new teams in the IPL this year Ayaz Memon celebrates Mithali Raj’s new feat Ayaz, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora have made their choice on who’s gonna win the titles at the Wimbledon.Surprises engulf the Euro Cup as the favourites have made their way out and the underdogs have kicked their way into the tournament. Max Verstappen sweeps the triple header to claim the Austrian GP. With the Olympics being just 2 weeks away, the Sports Weekly trio is excited to witness some good games.Lets go

  • Euro Quarterfinals Special!
    12 min 34 sec

    Its down to the last 8 at the Euro Championships. Who will win Will there be any surprises Or will the big guns make their way to the next round Join Mr Fantastic as he discusses this weekends blockbuster matches with Soumil Arora.

  • India stumble at the final hurdle
    35 min 38 sec

    It’s been a gloomy week in the field of cricket, with the Rain Gods at play and the Kiwis all set to slay The Sports Weekly Trio decodes the game with thorough analysis, while also suggesting what could’ve India done to create history. Nevertheless, New Zealand’s game was praiseworthyGood news prevails in the world of Olympics as the International Olympic Committee agreed to housing 50 percent of the venue’s capacity. Mr. Fantastic is thrilled as the action gets hotter at the Euro Cup with his favourite teams making it to Round 16. Soumil Arora analyses the French GP in detail and Ayaz Memon discusses the possibilities of having new champions in Wimbledon.The upcoming week looks high on action looking forward to the games with the Sports Weekly Trio

  • WTC Final: Thrilling Finale Awaits
    7 min 45 sec

    Despite the rain delays, and the likelihood of a draw on the cards, the 4th Day of the Final provided some good, oldfashioned Test action. Can the final day produce a result

  • WTC Final: Advantage NZ?
    7 min 11 sec

    A poor batting effort from India saw them crash out with just 217 on the board. NZ ended Day 2 at 1012 and seem to hold the advantage. But one good spell from an Indian bowler could well change the course of the match. The weather and the NZ batsmens willingness to hang in there will define the outcome. Listen in to Ayazs review of the second playing day as we head into Day 4.

  • WTC Final: Rain winning!
    5 min 44 sec

    Another rain marred day means that this final of the WTC is fast turning into a twoday shootout Could be exciting, but... is this the right finishFind out what Ayaz Memon has to say about Day 3 action or the lack of it.

  • A rain-marred day, honours even
    6 min 10 sec

    Rain affected the opening day of the WTC Final between India and New Zealand and while Indias batsmen stood up well, the match is still wide open for the taking. With the reserve day coming into play now, all three results are still possible. Catch Ayaz Memons review of Day 1 or was it 2 and what he thinks the rest of the match will be like.

  • Sandpapergate continues to haunt Australian cricket
    34 min 3 sec

    This week the gentleman’s game seems to be embroiled in controversy with fans and experts raising questions on the Australian ball tampering, biobubble safety and security and the reappointment of Ramesh Powar as the coach of the Indian Women’s Cricket Team.Mr. Fantastic is all excited about the Tokyo Olympics, but are the Japanese willing to risk another coronavirus outbreak for the games – you’ll have to listen in for thatSoumil Arora joins the conversation as he shares his views on the Gods of Tennis who won in Rome. Followed by more thoughts on the football championships and the upcoming title stealers. Mercedes surprisingly stole the show in the last race of the 2021 Spanish Grand Prix, so now can we predict who will win the next raceAll this and more in this episode. We look forward to the games with Mr. Fantastic

  • Action-packed opening round kicks off the IPL
    23 min 29 sec

    This episode of Sports Weekly exudes cricket as we dive straight into the midst of all the IPL action With a crackling start to the season, the tournament is already generating steam with a few nail biting enders, a couple of extraordinary performances and some new hot talents. An exuberant Mr. Fantastic lists out his top 10 discerning observations of the matches, and bowls out a series of pertinent questions to see beneath the surface. We love your energy Mr. Fantastic The pitch is all set and we are ready for the games 

  • India's clean sweep, Shooters on target & the IPL draws closer
    22 min 50 sec

    IPL Preview part 2

  • India v England, IPL Auction and more
    31 min 29 sec

    Welcome to Episode 1 of . Every week, we take you around the sporting world and bring you the best insights from beyond the headlines. Occasionally, we’ll have guests as well who will help further our understanding of what’s happening. Sports Weekly with Ayaz MemonOn this episode, we look at the 3rd Test between India and England at Ahmedabad, the upcoming Australia v New Zealand T20Is and why Australia isn’t in South Africa instead and the IPL Auction that threw up more than one surprise. To discuss the Auction, we’ll be speaking with former India cricketer Yajurvindra Singh. We’re all wondering whether Chris Morris really is worth ‘that much money’ and if KKR are the next Dad’s Army teamTo round things off, we will also help you make money In the Fantasy format Introducing Mr Fantastic, who will give you the best options to make your team for Fantasy sport apps. He knows a thing or two, but tread cautiouslyWithout further ado, hit play and don’t forget to subscribe to the show. Every week promises some great conversationsYou can follow us on Twitter and Instagram at ideabrewstudios and Ayaz Memon on Twitter at cricketwallah.Credits:Host: Ayaz MemonMr Fantastic: As himselfProducers: Maed in IndiaAudio Editor: Vardhan DeshpandeFor Sales, Editorial and Partnerships: studioideabrews.comCopyright: Ideabrew Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

  • WTC Final Preview
    7 min 28 sec

    Its finally here After much waiting, we finally see a final to decide the worlds Test champion. And the two teams competing are equally hungry. Kane Williamson and Virat Kohli, arguably two of the games greatest batsmen will lead their respective teams to an historic final. How do the two teams stack up Does any team have an advantage Find out in our preview. And be sure to join us on all days of the Test.

  • King Novak, India at the WTC and calamities at the Euros
    35 min 6 sec

    Epic victories and dramatic injuries are what engulfs the world of sport this week.While Ayaz elaborates on Djokovic’s victory, he also dwells on the current condition of women’s tennis. Meanwhile, as Mr. Fantastic astounds everyone with a mindblowing fact on the superstars of Tennis and their victories Soumil draws a beautiful comparison between an F1 accident and Christian Eriksen’s collapse on the football ground, to explain the logic behind the media coverage of mishaps in sports.The Sports Weekly Trio also discusses India’s chances at winning the WTC and the upcoming races in the F1 circuit. Hoping to have an eventful week. Looking forward to the games with Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic and Soumil Arora.

  • IPL Final Special: CSK vs KKR
    14 min 2 sec

    In this special episode of Sports Weekly, the Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora talk about the IPLs final showdown between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Chennai Super Kings. After some sensational matches throughout the tournament, it looks like it could be anyones game tonight, the Trio talk about the tournament so far, favourites to win, and much more

  • Dhoni demonstrating that class is permanent, while KKR showing form
    21 min 49 sec

    Which team has what it takes to go the distance in this years IPL, Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora unpack all the action from the last few days ahead of the last two games.In football, France win the Nations League with 21 over Spain and Mbappe scores a controversial matchwinner. All this and more on this episode of Sports Weekly.

  • India suffer a crushing defeat at the hands of Pakistan
    23 min 2 sec

    Indias arch rivals Pakistan put an end to the teams nearly three decade victory streak against and the Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora are here to unpack this emotional rollercoaster of a match.Also up for discussion this week: Manchester Uniteds 05 loss to Liverpool and the 2021 United States Grand Prix.

  • Which IPL team will grab the last playoff spot?
    32 min 57 sec

    Which team is likely to go on to win the IPL this year Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora are here to analyse the strengths of all the teams and performers. Also up for discussion: Rupinder Pal Singhs retirement from hockey at age 30 and Barcelonas shocking losses in the UCL. 

  • KKR performance, mental health in sport and the Premier League
    32 min 1 sec

    The Kolkata Knight Riders seem to be the team to watch, while the Mumbai Indians seem to be struggling a bit and the Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora take a look at the team performances. Also up for discussion, Untold on Netflix, the story of the derailment of Marty Fishs tennis career. The trio also dig into the action from F1, the Premier League and tennis.

  • How did CSK take the win and what are India's chances at the World T20?
    25 min 12 sec

    In the aftermath of a cracking final match at the IPL, the Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora dissect how CSK came out on top. The trio also unpack Indias lineup for the T20 World Championship.Also, on the table for discussion, have Tottenham Hotspur got their game back on track Harry Kane scored his first goal for the season, contributing to the teams first away win in the league since August 22nd.

  • Decoding the cancelled test match, IPL, Italian GP & more
    39 min

    The fifth and final test in England was cancelled amid a COVID19 scare, the Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora unpack the circumstances behind this as well as how it was handled.Also on the table for discussion are the IPL, Emma Raducanu taking away the US Open title, and the Italian GP. 

  • Talking India's test triumph, the US Open and Dutch GP
    37 min 30 sec

    India scored an exciting victory at the Oval and the Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora talk about the match, along with all the action from the US Open.The trio also discuss the inspiring performance by Indian athletes at the Paralympics, Cristiano Ronaldo becoming the leading international goalscorer, and the opening of F1s silly season.

  • India take a series lead vs. England! What's next at Leeds?
    23 min 58 sec

    India are off to a great start in the test series against England with a fabulous win and a 10 lead. The Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora jump in to discuss how the team could get to 20 at Leeds.The trio also discuss the Paralympic Games and all the action from the world of football

  • COVID clouds gather over the IPL; Lewis Hamilton wins again!
    27 min 33 sec

    There’s a dark cloud hovering over the IPL kingdom as players test positive and a match gets pushed. Two teams get new captains, performances get scrutinized and a few eyebrows raised. Mr Fantastic indulges in a rather inquisitive têteàtête with Ayaz Memon where he questions a few important decisions made on and off field, as well as extracts assessments of the Top 3 contenders for the title.Around the world, theres trouble brewing in Premier League paradise as well the match between Manchester United and Liverpool gets postponed due to protests. But Mr. Fantastic has a reason to celebrate, thanks to F1 He engages in a quick bite with Kunal Shah from Inside Line F1Podcast to commemorate yet another Lewis Hamilton’s victory.The verdict on the fate of IPL is TBD, but in all positivity, we look forward to the upcoming games with Mr. Fantastic.

  • Pandemic, performances and the IPL rages on!
    21 min 30 sec

    This week, our hosts Ayaz Memon and Mr. Fantastic bring you up to speed with another week of T20 action.They discuss how injuries and players choosing to leave the IPL will affect their respective teams, whether the tournament should take a more subdued approach given the pandemic, take a closer look at some individual performances and matches and discuss the change in venue for upcoming fixtures.In nonIPL action the duo discuss the Super league fiasco, India’s potential medal tally at the upcoming Olympic games and the future of tennis beyond Nadal and Djokovic. 

  • 3rd Test, Novak Djokovic and Tiger Woods
    31 min 12 sec

    On this packed episode, we look at the controversial Ahmedabad Test match between India and England which ended in an emphatic win for India. Joining us to delve deeper into the match and the series will be funnyman . Cyrus BroachaWe shall also catch up with the Australia v New Zealand T20Is where the Aussies are struggling, discuss whether Novak Djokovic is the greatest of this generation and give you an update about Mary Kom and her appearance at this years Olympics. To round things off we discuss Tiger Woods recovery from a horrific accident as well as what the future might hold for him. If thats not all we will also help you make money in the Fantasy format Mr Fantastic will give you the best options to make your team for Fantasy sport apps. He knows a thing or two, but tread cautiously 

  • Chatting England vs India, English Premier League kicks off in fine style
    21 min 43 sec

    There was a lot going on underneath the surface in the England vs. India test match, with players on both teams feeling the tension. The Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora are here to discuss the drama behind the match.Fans and players alike are ecstatic for the return of the Premier League, being played in front of a packed stands. The trio break down the all the highlights, including Tottenham Spurs taking away a surprise 10 win over champions Manchester City.

  • Olympics & Mess-i-Management by Barcelona
    36 min 1 sec

    The Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora look back at the performance of Indian athletes in Tokyo and all the highlights, including Neeraj Chopra taking away Indias first ever track and field gold medal in the mens javelin throw, an outstanding showing by the mens hockey team, and more.The trio also discuss the India vs. England test series, Messis departure from Barcelona after 21 years, and the upcoming EPL season.

  • Medal Hopes Alive!
    25 min 47 sec

    Its been a great weekend for India at the Tokyo Olympics with PV Sindhu winning bronze in Badminton singles and the womens Hockey team getting into the semifinals. Things are looking up for Indias performance after a disappointing start. The Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora celebrate the upturn for Indian athletes in Tokyo, analyse the performances and discuss the upcoming test series in England along with all the action from the Hungarian GP. 

  • Misfiring at the Olympics
    25 min 18 sec

    Its not been a great week for India at the Tokyo Olympics 2021, but Mirabai Chanu opened the Indian account with a silver. But it was a proud moment for Indians across the globe when Mahindra Racing scored an emotional win at the London E Prix and earned its first Formula E victory.The Sports Weekly Trio Ayaz Memon, Mr. Fantastic Soumil Arora celebrate the victory against Sri Lanka in the ODIs, and analyse the matches, while discussing TheHundred. The trio is now gearing up for more games at the Olympics and the England vs India Test series.

  • The Olympics are here!
    35 min 43 sec

    Join our sports trio for another jam packed episode of Sports Weekly.This week we discuss the Olympic Games which are just a whisker away and talk about our excitement for engagements involving Indian athletes.Moving on to cricket, we break down yet another new condensed form of the game called The 100, discuss future prospects of a womens IPL, the first India vs Sri Lanka ODI, take stock of Pakistans tour of England, and the ICCs announcement of the T20 World Cup grouping. Soumil catches us up with all the F1 action and talks about the crash that had the world talking, Lets Vroom

  • Meet the Champions! #Euro #Wimbledon #Copa
    35 min 23 sec

    After a power packed week, the Sports Weekly trio have united to have an elaborate discussion on the biggest tournaments in the world Hearty congratulations to Novak Djokovic for clinching the Wimbledon title and standing at par with the legends of tennis. It’s also been a proud moment for Ashleigh Barty who grabbed the women’s title at Wimbledon.It was an important week for Italy, who won the Euro Cup after 53 years, as well as for Lionel Messi who raised his first Copa America cup helping Argentina break their 28year spell.IndiaSri Lanka series has been postponed due to Covid. But the Indian women’s team put up a spectacle in their 2nd match against England. There’s something new buzzing inside the F1 line as a sprint race makes their way on the track. To know more, plug those earphones and have a listen

  • The Big Sporting Sunday is here!
    11 min 34 sec

    Two years ago to the day almost we witnessed an epic sporting Sunday – the Wimbledon final that Roger Federer lost after having two championship points on his own serve and the ICC World Cup final that New Zealand lost in the most heartbreaking manner.This weekend is almost as exciting We have the Men’s and Women’s finals at Wimbledon, the Copa America final and the Euro 2021 final.Catch Mr Fantastic and Soumil Arora as they discuss the most likely outcomes – and while they do agree on 3 of the 4 results, they could just get it all wrongListen in and gear up for the big sporting weekend.

  • Naomi Osaka, Champions League, World Test Championships & more
    31 min 52 sec

    The sporting community is thrilled about resuming international sporting tournaments globally, and so are the fans. With IPL Phase 2 being announced, players are also gearing up for World T20 and the World Test Championships.Mr. Fantastic tries to decode the Naomi Osaka controversy ahead of the French Open and Soumil Arora takes us through all the action happening on the club football leagues and Azerbaijan GP.The sporting calendar is looking good and we are looking forward to the games with Mr. Fantastic

  • Europe's new football champions, Cricket picks up again and it's Grand Slam time
    35 min 32 sec

    All’s not well in the wrestling circuit since the news of Sushil Kumar’s involvement in murder of fellow wrestler has come out. Gloom prevails in the Indian Women’s team due to nonpayments and omissions. Mr. Fantastic comes bearing updates about IPL and the World Test Championships. Prospects of Rahul Dravid taking charge of the Indian Cricket Team also emerges.Snapping out of cricket, he also engages with Soumil Arora in a fiery conversation about the Formula 1 scene which turned into a Greek tragedy once Charles LeClerc crashed. There are talks about Hamilton and Mercedes having serious competition in the Driver’s Championship.A lot of action continues to take place on the football grounds as Athletico won the La Liga title and Lille bagged their first title in a decade. An inquisitive Mr. Fantastic also raises questions about some very important players. On the tennis front Grand Slam is back and the big question is who is going to win it – the Gods of Tennis or the Next Gen




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