Paquebot Cover 1973 – London -Narvik.

Paquebot Cover 1973 – London -Narvik.

A Paquebot cover posted on board M V Oremina London with GB stamp on Cricket and postmarked and cancelled at Narvik Norway on 09 Aug 1973.

PAQUEBOT NARVIK
PAQUEBOT COVER 1973 – NARVIK-LONDON

 

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Tete-beche Stamps on 1996 Cricket World Cup – Sri Lanka

Tete-beche Stamps on 1996 Cricket World Cup – Sri Lanka

The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup was held in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019.

The 1996 Cricket World cup was played in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It was the Sixth World Cup. It was played from 14 February to 17 March 1996 and was also known as Wills’ World Cup 1996. India & Pakistan were hosting the World Cup for the second time whereas Sri Lanka was hosting it for the first time. 12 Countries participated in the tournament. Sri Lanka defeated Australia by 7 Wickets in the final at Gadaffi stadium Lahore to lift the trophy.

Stamps on 1996 Cricket World Cup
Sri Lanka issued a beautiful miniature sheet containing four triangular-shaped stamps to celebrate its victory. The miniature sheet was released on 18 August 1996. The caption on the bottom of miniature sheet read “1996 World Cup Cricket Champions Sri Lanka”.

A Triangular pair of Rupees 20 Tete-beche stamp is listed featuring the trophy

Rupees 20.00 -Trophy

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SRI LANKAN 1996- WORLD CUP -Tete-beche pair.

Stamps on Child Welfare – Suriname 1984

Stamps on Child Welfare – Suriname 1984

Suriname issued stamps on  Child Welfare on 14 Nov 1984.

5c – Lanterns          10c – Kites          30+10c- Pingi-pingi-Kasi. It is a traditional indoor game played by Girls.

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SURINAME 1984- CHILD WELFARE -LANTERNS, KITES, PINGI -PINGI-KASI

50+25 c – Cricket          90+30 c – Peroen Peroen. Rural Indoor game played with a song.

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SURINAME 1984 – CHILDREN WELFARE- CRICKET AND PEROEN PEROEN

 

Triple Sundae in England -2019 – Wimbledon Men’s Singles Final – Formula 1 Grand Prix at Silverstone and 2019 Cricket World Cup.

Wimbledon 2019 –  It is being played from 24 Jun to 14 Jul 2019.

Women’s Singles – Simone Halep (Romania) the seventh seed beat Serena Williams (USA) the 11th seed to become the First Romanian to win the Wimbledon Crown.

It is going to be a Super Triple  Sundae in England Today

Wimbledon Men’s Singles Final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. Federer had beaten Rafal Nadal to enter his 31st Major Finals and aiming for his 9th Wimbledon Title. Djokovic is the Top seed and aiming for his 5th Wimbledon Title.

Nadal and Federer
Nadal and Federer
ROGER FEDERER SWITZERLAND
ROGER FEDERER SWITZERLAND

VS

Serbia Djokovic
Serbia Novak Djokovic

Formula 1 Grand Prix at Silverstone where British racer Lewis Hamilton will try to add another Title

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NIGEL MANSELL WINNER AT BRITISH GRAND PRIX 1992

2019 ICC  ODI Cricket World Cup at Lord’s between England and New Zealand where both teams are aiming for their First Title

2019 CRICKET WC BANGLADESH
ICC WORLD CUP 2019

 

 

Stamps on New Zealand Cricket – 1994.

Stamps on New Zealand Cricket – 1994.

The New Zealand Cricket Council was formed on 27 Dec 1894. The first team representing  New Zealand played against New South Wales in Christchurch in 1894. The first foreign tour took place in 1898-99 when New Zealand played against Victoria and New South Wales.

New Zealand won its Test match in 1956 beating the West Indies. New Zealand played and won its First one day international against Pakistan at Christchurch in 1973.

New Zealand issued a set of Four stamps on 02 Nov 1994 to commemorate Centenary of New Zealand Cricket.

45c – Batsman    80c – Bowler    $1 – Wicketkeeper         $1.20 – Fielder

NZ FDC CRICKET CENT
NEW ZEALAND FDC 1994- CENTENARY OF NEW ZEALAND CRICKET.

2019 ODI CUP CRICKET – New Zealand is playing India today in First Semi-Final of 2019 One Day World Cup Cricket Tournament at Old Trafford Manchester.

2019 CRICKET WC BANGLADESH
BANGLADESH 2019 – CRICKET WORLD CUP.

2019 Cricket World Cup – Can Pakistan repeat 1992 performance.

2019 Cricket World Cup – Can Pakistan repeat 1992 performance.

The 2019 Cricket World Cup is being hosted by England & Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. This is the 12th edition of the World Cup. It is the fifth time that the Cricket World Cup is being held in England and Wales. It had earlier hosted the 1975,1979,1983 and 1999 World Cups. The 2019 World Cup features 10 teams. The 2011 and 2015 World Cups featured 14 Teams.

All the Cricket playing Nations have been regularly issuing stamps on Cricket. Cricket is popular in Commonwealth Countries and these countries have issued stamps One Day International World Cups since the inaugural tournament in 1975.

The Fifth World Cup was hosted by Australia and New Zealand from 22 Feb 1992 to 25 Mar 1992. South Africa participated for the first time and Zimbabwe became the ninth team after winning the 1990 ICC Trophy. It was also known as Benson and Hedges World Cup 1992. There were many firsts during this World Cup. The players clothing became coloured, white balls were used for the first time, black sightscreens and floodlights made their debut at the world cup

Pakistan won the trophy by defeating England by 22 runs in the Final at Melbourne Cricket Ground. Pakistan issued a set of three stamps on 27 April 1992  to commemorate its World Cup Victory. The three stamps feature the Trophy, Imran Khan, a White Cricket ball & Flags of Pakistan and other countries.

Pakistan FDC 1992 WC
Pakistan FDC 1992 – WORLD CUP CRICKET

26 Jun 2019- Pakistan beat New Zealand in a thrilling encounter at Edgbaston Birmingham on 26 Jun 2019. Pakistan was at the same stage in 1992 -losing to West Indies and India and then beating New Zealand.

Are they heading for another World Cup Championship? Is it going to be India -Pakistan Semi-final or India- Pakistan Final?  The next round of encounters are going to be interesting as it has opened up the World Cup. The standings  and semi-final line ups may see a change

Stamps on 2007 Cricket World Cup – Cricket Philately.

Stamps on 2007 Cricket World Cup – Cricket Philately.

The 2019 Cricket World Cup starts tomorrow with hosts England Taking on South Africa in the first match. The 2007 Cricket World Cup was held in the West Indies from 13 Mar to 28 April 2007. Apart from 10 teams with ODI status, six other associate members of ICC qualified for this World Cup. They were Kenya, The Netherlands, Scotland, Canada, Ireland and Bermuda. Ricky Ponting led Australia won the World Cup for the third time in a row by beating Sri Lanka in the final. Glenn McGrath was named the Man of the tournament for taking 26 wickets.

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GUYANA MINIATURE SHEET ON 2007 WORLD CUP.

Sri Lanka Post issued a set of two stamps on 23 February 2007 to commemorate this event. A first day cover with stamps of unique shape was issued at Colombo.

 

SL FDC 2007
SRI LANKA FDC 2007 WORLD CUP.
SL WC 2007
SRI LANKA STAMP ON 2007 WORLD CUP.

Jamaica issued a set of four stamps on 28 February 2007 to commemorate 9th World Cup. The stamps featured the former West Indies fast bowler Courtney Walsh, batsman Collie Smith and the Sabina Park, Kingston pitch. All stamps and the first-day cover carry the World cup Logo.

JAMAICA 2007 WC
JAMAICA FIRST DAY COVER -2007 CRICKET WORLD CUP.

Nepal issued a limited edition (500 covers each only) unique commemorative covers to mark the inaugural day and last day of the 2007 Cricket World Cup. The inaugural day cover features the flags of all countries and their location on the globe along with the logo of the World Cup. It was released at Kathmandu on 11 March 2007.

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NEPAL SPECIAL COVER ON INAUGURAL DAY OF 2007 WORLD CUP.

The concluding day cover for the finals at Kensington Oval, Barbados was released at Kathmandu, Nepal on 28 April 2007. An orange, anthropomorphic racoon like creature named “Mello” was named as the Mascot for the World Cup. It features the World Cup Trophy and “Mello” the mascot for the World Cup.

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NEPAL COVER ON CONCLUDING DAY OF 2007 WORLD CUP.

Bangladesh issued a set of four Se-tenant stamps on 19 April 2007 to commemorate the World Cup. These four unique stamps show Bangladesh players, Bengal Tiger and the World Cup Trophy.

BANGLADESH 2007 WC FDC
BANGLADESH FDC ON 2007 WORLD CUP.

 

Sri Lanka Post honoured its team which finished runners-up in the World Cup by releasing two commemorative stamps featuring the team and its star players. The first-day cover also features a slogan “Congratulations…..!!! Runners-up Team – Sri Lanka”

SRI LANKA 2007 WC FDC
SRI LANKA FDC -RUNNERS UP 2007 WORLD CUP.
SRI LANKA 2007 WC PLAYERS
SRI LANKA STAMP ON 2007 WC RUNNERS UP AND PLAYERS- MALINGA, JAYASURYA, MURALI.