Stamp Booklets of India – Sachin Tendulkar – Silipex 2014
A Stamp booklet was issued by North Bengal & Sikkim Region in Feb 2014. It was issued during Silipex 2014 and features Sachin Tendulkar on its Cover. The back cover features Kanchenjunga Stadium. It is a multi-purpose stadium in Siliguri, West Bengal having a capacity of 40,000 and was built in the 1980s.
Come Summer and a whole lot of sporting events take place in Great Britain which are captured on a set of five stamps issued by Great Britain on 02 Aug 1994. The Wimbledon with strawberries and Lord’s Cricket Test Match are great summertime events in Great Britain.
The 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.