Javed Ahmadi is an Afghan cricketer who was born in Kunduz on January 2, 1992. He is a right-handed batting all-rounder who also bowls right-arm off-break.
He was a member of Afghanistan’s World Cup squads in 2015, as well as their first-ever Test match.
In the 2009-10 Intercontinental Cup, Ahmadi made his First Class debut for Afghanistan against Kenya. On his debut, he made an impression by scoring a half-century in the second innings.
He was talented enough to earn a place in the U19 World Cup 2010, Afghanistan’s first-ever appearance. In six innings, he scored 122 runs, including one half-century. His best ranking was a perfect 90. He didn’t have much luck with the bat, but he did bowl 8 overs for 34 runs.
Even before playing a List A match, his performances at the U19 and First Class levels secured him an ODI debut.
On July 9, 2010, Ahmadi made his ODI debut against Scotland in the ICC World Cricket League Division One in Rotterdam. He batted first and came in at No. 3, hitting just three runs as the team was all out for 141 runs. He was not given the opportunity to bowl. With two wickets in hand and 37 balls to spare, Scotland chased down the target.
On 14 March 2012 in Dubai, he made his T20I debut against the Netherlands in an ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier match (DSC). Afghanistan chased down the mark of 150 with 4 wickets in hand and 2 balls to spare, despite him not getting a chance to bat or bowl.
He was one of the first veterans of Afghanistan’s Test team. In a Test that began on June 14, 2018, they faced India in Bangalore. In the first innings, the home team amassed a whopping 474 runs. Ahmadi scored one and three runs in each innings and lost the match by an innings and 262 runs.
Since 2017, he has represented the Amo Region in the Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament. He ended up as the team’s leading run scorer in the 2018 edition, scoring 267 runs in just five matches.
In 2018, he was a member of Kabul Zwanan in the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League. He scored 153 runs at an average of 21.85 in eight innings and took two wickets in five innings for the club.