Javed Ahmadi

Javed Ahmadi (born 2 January 1992) is an Afghan cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm off break. He currently represents the Afghanistan national cricket team. He was one of the eleven cricketers to play in Afghanistan's first ever Test match, against India, in June 2018.

Javed Ahmadi
Personal information
Full nameJaved Ahmadi
Born (1992-01-02) 2 January 1992 (age 28)
Kunduz, Afghanistan
BowlingRight-arm off break
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 4)14 June 2018 v India
Last Test27 November 2019 v West Indies
ODI debut (cap 19)9 July 2010 v Scotland
Last ODI9 November 2019 v West Indies
ODI shirt no.23
T20I debut (cap 17)14 March 2012 v Netherlands
Last T20I5 June 2017 v West Indies
Domestic team information
2017Amo Region
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 2 39 3 9
Runs scored 105 920 6 426
Batting average 26.25 25.55 3.00 28.40
100s/50s 0/1 0/7 0/0 1/3
Top score 62 81 6 108
Balls bowled 6 341 101
Wickets 0 7 1
Bowling average - 39.28 44.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a 0
Best bowling - 4/37 1/3
Catches/stumpings 0/– 10/– 0/– 2/–
Source: Cricinfo, 27 November 2019


Ahmadi first represented Afghanistan in age group cricket, and was a member of the Afghanistan Under-19 cricket team which, for the first time in history, qualified for the 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. Ahmadi represented Afghanistan during the World Cup.

Ahmadi's senior debut came against Scotland in a warm-up match for the 2010 ICC World Cricket League Division One. During this tournament he made his debut in List-A cricket and also his debut in One Day International cricket against Scotland. He played one further ODI during the tournament, which came against hosts the Netherlands. To date he has played two further ODI's, both of which came against Scotland during Afghanistan's tour of Scotland in 2010.[1][2] In his four ODIs to date, Ahmadi has scored 31 runs at a batting average of 10.33, with a high score of 25. Meanwhile, in the field he has taken 2 catches.[3]

Ahmadi's first-class debut came against Kenya in the 2009-10 ICC Intercontinental Cup. During the match he made scores of 11 and 55, his maiden first-class half century.[4]

In July 2018, he was the leading run-scorer for Amo Region in the 2018 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament, with 267 runs in five matches.[5]

In September 2018, he was named in Kabul's squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament.[6]

Test cricketEdit

In May 2018, he was named in Afghanistan's squad for their inaugural Test match, played against India.[7][8] He made his Test debut for Afghanistan, against India, on 14 June 2018.[9] In February 2019, he was named in Afghanistan's Test squad for their one-off match against Ireland in India.[10][11]


  1. ^ List-A Matches played by Javed Ahmadi
  2. ^ One-Day International Matches played by Javed Ahmadi
  3. ^ List-A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Javed Ahmadi
  4. ^ Kenya v Afghanistan, 2009–10 ICC Intercontinental Cup
  5. ^ "2018 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament, Amo Region: Batting and Bowling Averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Afghanistan Premier League 2018 – All you need to know from the player draft". CricTracker. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  7. ^ "Afghanistan Squads for T20I Bangladesh Series and on-eoff India Test Announced". Afghanistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Afghanistan pick four spinners for inaugural Test". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Only Test, Afghanistan tour of India at Bengaluru, Jun 14-18 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  10. ^ "Mujeeb left out for Ireland Test, Shahzad out of T20Is". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  11. ^ "No Mujeeb in Tests as Afghanistan announce squads for Ireland series". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 7 February 2019.

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