2018 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup – Harmanpreet Indian Captain scores century in the opening game

2018 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup

TheĀ 2018 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will be played from 09 Nov to 24 Nov 2018 in West Indies .It will be the sixth edition of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup and second to be hosted by West Indies (after 2010 edition).10 teams will feature in 23 matches to be played. Eight teams (Australia,England,India,Pakistan,New Zealand ,South Africa ,Sri Lanka and Hosts West Indies ) qualified automatically and Bangladesh and Ireland qualified through the qualifiers.

The Matches on First day (09 Nov ) are

India vs New Zealand at Guyana

India beat New Zealand by 34 runs

The Indian Women’s T 20 Captain Harmanpreet Kaur scored a fantastic Century in T 20 Women’s World Cup vs New Zealand in West indies a Few minutes ago. She is first Indian to score a T 20 Century and only third in the World. A Great innings sets a tough task for New Zealand. It is the first match of the tournament .She played 51 balls to score 103 which included seven 4s and eight sixes at a strike rate of over 201.00.

Australia vs Pakistan at Guyana

Australia beat Pakistan by 52 runs.

West Indies vs Bangladesh at Guyana

West Indies beat Bangladesh by 60 runs.

 

COVER CRICKET
COVER CRICKET

Stamps on Genoa Football & Cricket Club – San Marino

Stamps on Genoa Football & Cricket Club – San Marino

Genoa Football and Cricket Club commonly known as Genoa is a professional Italian Football and Cricket Club based in the city of Genoa.It was established on 07 Sep 1893.It is Italy’s First official football team. Genoa has won Italian Football Championships nine times and has mostly played in Serie A and B of Italian league. Its Cricket Club plays in Serie A of Italian Cricket League.

San Marino issued a stamp on 13 April 2013 to commemorate 120th Anniversary of Genoa Cricket and Football Club.

S MARINO GENOA FOOTBALL
Stamp on 120th ANNIVERSARY OF GENOA CRICKET AND FOOTBALL CLUB 2013

India’s Historic 500th Cricket Test Match-Special Cover India 2016.

India’s Historic 500th Cricket Test Match-Special Cover India 2016

India played its historic 500th Test Match on 22 Sep 2016 at Green Park Kanpur.It was played between India and New Zealand. A Special Cover was issued at Bengaluru on 24 Sep 2016 to commemorate this historic occasion.

SPL CVR INDIA 500TH TEST MATCH
SPECIAL COVER INDIA 500TH TEST MATCH – KANPUR 2016

 

 

 

First Cricket Test Match at Pune -Special Cover 2017

First Cricket Test Match at Pune -Special Cover 2017

Maharashtra Cricket Association build a new International Cricket stadium in Gahunje ,Pimpri,Pune. It hosted the First Test Match between India & Australia from 23 -27 Feb 2017. A Special Cover was released to commemorate this occasion on 23 Feb 2017.

SPL CVR IST TEST AT PUNE
SPECIAL COVER 2017 -IST TEST AT MCA STADIUM PUNE

Stamps on Asia Cup Cricket – Bangladesh 1988

Stamps on Asia Cup Cricket – Bangladesh 1988

The 2018 Asia Cup Cricket presently underway in United Arab Emirates is the 14th Edition of Asia Cup Cricket. This edition is ODI format (50 Over ).India defeated Pakistan by 8 Wickets and the tournament has now progressed to Super 4’s stage.

The 1988 Asia Cup (also Known as Wills Asia Cup) was held in Bangladesh from 27 Oct to 04 Nov 1988 under the aegis of Asian Cricket Council. Four teams participated in the tournament. Bangladesh was the host nation but was still an Associate member of ICC.The Matches were played in Dhaka and Chittagong.

India defeated Sri Lanka in the final played in Bangabandhu National Stadium Dhaka on 04 Nov 1988.

Bangladesh issued a set of three stamps 10 Taka (Bowler in action) ,5 Taka (Batsman in action) and 1 Taka (Wicket-Keeper in action).The stamps were issued on 27 Oct 1988.

A FDC is listed

FDC BDESH ASIA CUP CRICKET 1988
FDC BANGLADESH ASIA CUP CRICKET 1988

Birth Anniversary Sir Donald Bradman – 1908 -2018

Birth Anniversary Sir Donald Bradman – 1908 -2018

Today we are celebrating the 110th Birth Anniversary of the Greatest Batsman in the History of Cricket Sir Donald Bradman ( 27 Aug 1908 – 25 Feb 2001). Even Google has come out with Doodle tribute to him.

BRADMAN PC
SIR DONALD BRADMAN (1908-2001)
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MAXIM CARD SIR DONALD BRADMAN

Dilip Sardesai 78th Birthday – Indian Test Cricketer

Dilip Sardesai 78th Birthday – Indian Test Cricketer

Dilip Narayan Sardesai (08 Aug 1940- 02 Jul 2007) was the only Goa Born Cricketer to play for India. He is regarded as India’s best batsman against spin bowling.

He made his Test Debut versus England at Kanpur in Dec 1961 and went on to play 30 Tests for India from 1961 to 1972 and scored 2001 runs which included Five Centuries . His career had seemed over when he was picked for West Indies tour and it turned out be the high point of his career .He scored 212 in First test at Kingston,scored 112 at Port of Spain and then 150 in 4th Test to aggregate 642 which was highest in the series till Sunil Gavaskar overtook his tally in last Test. At that point of time he was called “Renaissance Man of Indian Cricket”. He was an important player in the Win over England in 1971 series. The 1971 victories over West Indies and England were historic Victories in many ways .

A Commemorative stamp was issued on 30 Dec 1971 to mark our Cricket Victories in 1971. We remember Dilip Narayan Sardesai on his 78th Birthday Today.

1971 CRICKET VICTORIES
INDIA -1971 CRICKET VICTORIES – DILIP SARDESAI