Pakistan's dynamic opening batsman, Saeed Anwar is a clean striker of the ball and is good on both sides of the wicket. He is recognised the best opener in world cricket and one of the best batsmen in present day cricket. Q. Did you feel threatened when Sachin Tendulkar was about to break your record against New Zealand at Hyderabad ? A. I was following the score. But my 194 can be broken anyday. Records are meant to be broken. I am aware of that. So, I am not threatened at all. Sir Gary Sobers, Hanif Mohammed's record has been broken. Who am I? Q. After scoring that epic innings at Chennai you told that you would like to break your own record? A. I have a target of scoring 200 runs in a one day match. I feel on a good batting wicket a good batsman can score 200 runs. Q. Why did Pakistan fare so badly in the Test Series against Australia ? A. I guess there were flaws in our preparation for the tour. We had not planned properly on how to tackle the Aussies. They are a strong team who are stronger at home. I think our bowlers were not able to do as well as expected. The batsman did a fair job with myself, Ijaz and Yousuf Youhanna who for me - was the find of the tour. Q. Any other basic difference ? A. The Aussies are physically fit. That has played a major role. We look tired after a day's play. But they look fresh. If anyone is tired, he just cannot perform according to his potential. That said, a lot of our guys were coming of a long season but thats no escuse. We need to work on our fitness more and more. Q. Australia is projecting Glen McGrath as the number one bowler of the world. Do you agree ? A. McGrath is a much improved bowler. He is so persistent that he can tire the batsman. He really bowled well against Pakistan and India. He is an extremely consistent and steady bowler, very incisive. He has different plans for different batsmen. He did not bowl a single delivery to my leg stump in the Test series. He knows my plus points also. As far as being the best bowler in the world is concerned, as long as Wasim Akram is around, he is the best. No doubt about it. Mcgrath needs to perform in Pakistan before you can even compare him with Wasim Akram. Same goes for Donald. Q. Are you interested in the captain's job? A. Any Pakistani captain will have to bear a lot of pressure. I had the opportunity to lead Pakistan for a brief period. Could not enjoy the stint as I would have liked to. Right now Wasim Akram is doing a great job. Q. The relation between India and Pakistan team was not great in this tri-series? A. I would say it was not a major problem. Believe me, we enjoy good relations with the Indians. But when we're on the field, it may not look that way. Thats because we're an aggressive side, we have lots of youngsters who are always fired up and not afraid to stir things up on the field. But when the game is over, our boys get along with everyone which is the way it should be. Q. Why do you think that the Indian performance in Australia was such a debacle? A. I suppose the Indian batsmen could not adapt to the conditions here. You cannot win by depending on just one batsman. Sachin is a fantastic batsman. But you cannot expect him to win each and every match that they play. I am surprised that the other Indian batsman could not perform upto the standards. You may have more class players, but you need to prepare for your tours. We came first for the Tests, they should have watched our matches and noted the important points. But it seems that they did not do that. Q. Will Pakistan be able to turn around the World Cup loss in the tri-series final? A. We would definitely try as always. At the same time I must confess that they have been playing better cricket in this tournament.Our's is a young side, still short of experience. But anything can happen in the finals.