On 21 may 1997 Saeed turn out to be the highest run scorer in a one day international. He made 194 runs in his innings that continued a world record for many years and later was broken by some of the supreme in the game.
Saeed Anwar was permanently known as a big hitter of the cricket ball. He himself appealed that I feel like I must hit every ball out of the park. In this match he unquestionable did it and blasted the Indian bowling attack to all parts of the stadium.
Saeed Anwar went in to his regular position as an opener. In the third over Saeed smashed his first boundary and from there he straight on he kept on smashing one. Saeed first took Prasad and Kuruwela the fast bowlers to the ground.
He played approximately brilliant cut shots and drives in contradiction of them all sideways the ground. Then on few times he went aerial but in the gaps so that there was no chance given to the players to catch the ball.