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.

2015 WC NZ MS
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”.

NZ MS 2015 WC
NEW ZEALAND MS 2015 – ICC WORLD CUP.
NZ STAMP INDIA 2015 WC
NZ STAMP INDIA 2015 WC
NZ STAMP INDIA 2015 WC 1
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.

BANGLADESH STAMP 2015 WC
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.

BANGLADESH FDC 2015 WC
BANGLADESH FDC 2015 WC
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