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Saeed Anwar turns 48 today

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Saeed Anwar, who is considered to have built up the best opening pair of Pakistan along Aamir Sohail, was born on Defence Day of Pakistan, Sept 06, in 1968.

This Karachi-born qualified computer system engineer has turned 48 today. Saeed Anwar has played three World Cups. He is most notable for scoring 194 runs against India in Chennai in 1997, the highest score for that time.

His international cricket career spans from 1989 to 2003. The prolific batsman played 55 Test matches, scoring 4052 runs with eleven centuries at an average of 45.52.

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In 247 One Day Internationals, he made 8824 runs at an average of 39.21. He made twenty centuries in ODIs, more than any other Pakistani batsmen in this format.

The tragedy of death of his daughter, Bismah, turned him religious and he starting preaching Islam across Pakistan with the Tablighi Jamaat. Later, he bid adieu to the cricket world for good.

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