Saeed Anwar said he never imagined that he could play for so long after disasters start to get paired on his debut. I went down in disappointment and I feel I will never play for Pakistan. I never thought I would come this far. But Allah has been kind to me. I was end to my glorious chapter in Pakistan cricket came to an end in 2003 after the world cup.
The stylish left-handed an opening batsman who was enthralled millions of fans during his 15 years of international cricket. Saeed Anwar was sidelined after the Cricket World Cup 2003 despite emerging from the competition as the country’s most successful batsman.
He retired at the right time and never came back and I, too, intend to do that. He emphasized that he had retired from all cricket, “No cricket for me at any level unless it’s a charity match for which I get paid well,” he said in a lighter vein. Looking fit and fresh, the bearded Saeed said he had enjoyed every moment of his career and was grateful that he ended his career without too many controversies.