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.

 

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SRI LANKA FDC 2007 WORLD CUP.
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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.

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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.

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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”

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

 

 

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2019 ICC Cricket World Cup – 03 Days to go – Stamps on 2011 World Cup.

2019 ICC Cricket World Cup – 03 Days to go – Stamps on 2011 World Cup.

The 10th World Cup was held in India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka from 19 February to 02 April 2011. India beat Sri Lanka in the finals at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai to win the World Cup. It was the first time that two Asian nations reached the Final and first time since 1992 that Australia did not reach the final.

Sachin Tendulkar was a member of this team and it was his first World Cup Win. Yuvraj Singh was declared Man of the tournament.

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STAMPS ON SACHIN.

Dominica issued a miniature sheet showing the hosts on a Map of Indian Sub-Continent and the World Cup Trophy on a Five Dollar Dominica Stamp. The Flags of all countries also feature on the Miniature Sheet.

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DOMINICA 2011 WORLD CUP MINIATURE SHEET

Guyana issued a miniature sheet showing the hosts on a Map of Indian Sub-Continent and the World Cup Trophy on a Three Dollar Guyana Stamp. The Flags of all countries also feature on the Miniature Sheet.

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GUYANA 2011 WC CRICKET MINIATURE SHEET

Bangladesh also issued a miniature sheet and four stamps on 23 February 2011 featuring a Bowler, Batsman, Wicket-keeper and a Fielder.

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BANGLADESH MS 2011 WC
BANGLADESH STAMPS 2011 WC
BANGLADESH STAMPS 2011 CRICKET WORLD CUP.

Nepal issued a special limited edition commemorative cover on 02 April 2011 to commemorate the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

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NEPAL COVER 2011 CRICKET WORLD CUP.

 

 

2019 ICC Cricket World Cup – 11 Days to go – Stamps on 2015 World Cup.

2019 ICC Cricket World Cup – 11 Days to go – Stamps on 2015 World Cup.

The 2015 cricket World Cup was played in Australia and New Zealand from 14 February to 29 Mar 2015. Fourteen teams participated in the 11th World Cup.

New Zealand issued a unique miniature sheet on 4th February 2015. This miniature sheet contained 14 stamps on the Fourteen participating teams. Each country was represented by a Cricket ball and the Flag of the Country. Each stamp had a face value of 80 cents. The stamps were imperforate and peel off variety. In the centre, a label with ICC World Cup logo was printed.

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2015 WC NEW ZEALAND MS

India specific sheet – This sheet was also sold by New Zealand Post through India Post Philatelic Bureaus. The India specific sheet had a different label in the centre of the sheet. It showed the Trophy established in 1975 and below that a caption which reads “ICC Cricket World Cup Champions 1983 & 2011 India”.

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NEW ZEALAND MS 2015 – ICC WORLD CUP.
NZ STAMP INDIA 2015 WC
NZ STAMP INDIA 2015 WC
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NZ STAMP INDIA 2015 WC

Bangladesh issued a commemorative postage stamp of 10 taka denomination on 15 Mar 2015 to commemorate the 2015 Cricket World Cup. It features the Trophy, Bangladesh players on the Field and a Stadium. The total print run for this was 350,000 stamps only.

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BANGLADESH STAMP 2015 WC

The first day cover Issued by Bangladesh features the Flags of all the 14 participating countries and the World Cup Trophy.

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BANGLADESH FDC 2015 WC

Postcards on 1996 Cricket World Cup – Sri Lanka

Postcards on 1996 Cricket World Cup – Sri Lanka

The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup will be held in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. A lot of Philatelic releases are expected. Keep watching our columns for stories and stamps on Cricket World Cups.

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.

Sri Lanka Post also issued a two rupees postcard featuring a triangular stamp design with the World Cup trophy and a batsman. The caption at the base of the stamp reads “6th World Cup cricket champions 1996”.

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SRI LANKA POSTCARD 1996 – CRICKET WORLD CUP CHAMPIONS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stamps on 1996 Cricket World Cup – Sri Lanka

Stamps on 1996 Cricket World Cup – Sri Lanka

The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup will be held in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. A lot of Philatelic releases are expected. Keep watching our columns for stories and stamps on Cricket World Cups.

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”.

Rupees 20.00 -Trophy        Rupees 10.50- Wicket Keeper      Rupees 17.00- Batsman   Rupees 2.00 – Bowler.

SRI LANKA 1996 WC CHAMPIONS MS

SRI LANKA 1996 WC CHAMPIONS MS

Covers on ICC World Cricket League – Nepal 2010.

Covers on ICC World Cricket League – Nepal 2010.

The 2010 Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Divison Five was held in Nepal in Feb 2010. Six teams Nepal, Bahrain, Fiji, Jersey, Singapore and USA took part in the tournament.

Nepal won the tournament beating the USA in the final by Five wickets at Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur. Rahul Viswakarma of Nepal was declared Player of the match. The matches of the World Cricket League held at Tribhuvan University Grounds were telecast live for the first time by Nepal TV’s NTV2 Channel.

Nepal issued a commemorative cover on this tournament on 21 Feb 2010. The Cover design features a Batsman and cancellation feature a Cricket bat, ball, helmet, stumps and pads.

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NEPAL COVER 2010-PEPSI ICC CRICKET LEAGUE.

IPL 2019 – Mumbai Indians Versus Chennai Super Kings Final 0n 12 May 2019.

IPL 2019 – Mumbai Indians Versus Chennai Super Kings Final 0n 12 May 2019.

It is going to Mumbai Indians Versus Chennai Super Kings Final in the IPL 2019. CSK beat Delhi in the qualifier two by six wickets. Chennai won the toss and opted to field. CSK bowlers kept pressure from the beginning and Harbhajan, Imran Tahir, Bravo, Chahar, Jadeja chipped in with wickets at regular intervals restricting Delhi to 147/9 in their 20 overs. Rishabh Pant scored 38 from 25 balls.

Delhi Capitals allowed Chennai openers to settle down and both openers scored half-centuries to seal Delhi’s fate. Chennai scored 151/4 in 19 overs to enter the finals. This was a good show overall by the Delhi Capitals Young stars and watch out for them in IPL 2020. Dhoni’s captaincy, field placing, Bowling changes were excellent.

It is going to be nail-biting Final. Mumbai Indians cannot take Chennai lightly this time.