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|Alma mater||University of Oxford|
London School of Economics
Regent's University London
|Known for||Peshawar Zalmi, Benoni Zalmi and Haier Pakistan|
|Net worth||US$4.3 billion|
Muhammad Javed Afridi (Pashto/Urdu: محمد جاويد افريدی; born 1985) is a Pakistani business executive and entrepreneur best known as the CEO of Haier Pakistan. Afridi is also owner of the cricket franchise Peshawar Zalmi in Pakistan Super League and Benoni Zalmi in the T20 Global League of South Africa.
Investment in cricket
Javed Afridi has sponsored many cricket tournaments under his supervision including Haier Super 8 T20 Cup and Pakistan Super League. Afridi has also owned a cricket franchise Peshawar Zalmi for a ten-year period. In an interview he said: “Peshawar and KP are close to my heart, and I want to develop the infrastructure around the game in my homeland.”
- "PCB launches main round of local T20 Cup". The Express Tribune. 7 September 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
- "PCB launches main round of T20 Cup". DAWN. 7 September 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
- "Pakistan Super League: Seven Companies fight it out to buy franchises". Express etribune. 3 December 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
- "PSL: 'Peshawar is close to my heart,' says team owner Javed Afridi". DAWN. Kolkata, India. 21 December 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2015.