Saeed Anwar is a former Pakistani opening batsman and occasional Slow left arm orthodox bowler who played international cricket between 1989 and 2003. An opening batsman capable of annihilating any bowling attack on his day, Anwar was an attacking batsman in ODI matches and once settled in Test matches, scored quickly and all over the field. His success came from good timing. Anwar became famous for his trademark flick. Anwar played 247 ODI matches for Pakistan and scored 8824 runs from 244 innings at the average of 39.21. Anwar started his international career on 1 January 1989 with an ODI match played at WACA Ground which Pakistan lost to West Indies. His first match-winning performance came against India in December 1989 at Jinnah Stadium, Gujranwala. He scored a record 42 runs off 32 balls in the match. He scored two successive hundreds on three other occasions in his career, and was the first batsman to complete this feat in ODIs. He was named as one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1997. Anwar played in three Cricket World Cups for Pakistan: 1996, 1999 and 2003. He played 55 Test matches scoring 4052 with the help of eleven centuries; while in 247 One Day Internationals (ODIs) he made 8824 runs. He made twenty centuries in ODIs which are the most than any other Pakistani batsman in the format.