Javed Ahmadi is a professional Afghan cricketer born on 2 January 1992 in Kunduz. He is a batting all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm off-break.
He was a part of Afghanistan’s squads for the 2015 World Cup and their first-ever Test match.
Ahmadi made his First Class debut in the 2009-10 season for Afghanistan against Kenya in the Intercontinental Cup. He impressed on debut by scoring a half-century in the second innings.
He was talented enough to get selected for the U19 World Cup 2010, which was the first-ever for Afghanistan. He scored 122 runs in 6 innings with one half-century. His highest score was an unbeaten 90. He could not contribute positively with the ball, but bowled 8 overs giving away 34 runs.
His performances at the U19 and First Class levels earned him his ODI debut even before playing a List A match.
Ahmadi made his ODI debut against Scotland in ICC World Cricket League Division One on 9 July 2010 at Rotterdam. Batting first, he came in at No. 3 and scored just 3 runs as they were all out for 141. He did not get a chance to bowl. Scotland chased down the target with 2 wickets in hand and 37 balls to spare.
He made his T20I debut a couple of years later against the Netherlands in the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier on 14 March 2012 at Dubai (DSC). He did not get a chance to bat or bowl, but Afghanistan chased down the target of 150 with 4 wickets in hand and 2 balls to spare.
He was one of the members of Afghanistan’s first-ever Test squad. They faced India at Bangalore in the Test that started on 14 June 2018. The home team scored a mammoth total of 474 in their first innings. Ahmadi scored 1 & 3 in each innings as they followed on and lost the match by an innings and 262 runs.
In the Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament, he plays for the Amo Region since 2017. He ended up being the highest run-getter for the team in the 2018 edition as he scored 267 runs in just 5 matches.
He played the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League for Kabul Zwanan in 2018. He scored 153 runs in 8 innings at an average of 21.85 and took 2 wickets in 5 innings for the team.