Commemorative Cover – Nepal -The EVEREST Test 2009
Nepal Philatelic Society issued a Special Cover on 21 Apr 2009 to mark THE EVEREST TEST 2009. It also shows cancellation on a Cricket. HIGHEST RECORD OF CRICKET EVER PLAYED.
In April 2009 Peace Nepal treks took 50 people trekking to Gorak Shep (The Original Everest Base Camp) for a game of Cricket at the highest altitude. The event raised about 100,000 Pounds for Charity. Four flights were organised to Lukla airport to carry photographic equipment, cricket gear, passengers, oxygen cylinders, satellite phones cricket pitch. Nokia and Qatar airways sponsored this event
The match was played between Team Hillary and Team Tenzing in which Team Hillary defeated Team Tenzing