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

 

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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 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
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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.

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

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

Stamps on  Prudential 1975 Cricket World Cup-  Antigua & Barbuda

Stamps on  Prudential 1975 Cricket World Cup-  Antigua & Barbuda

The next World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by England & Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. We shall be listing stamps on the 11 Cricket World Cups held till now.

The first edition of the ODI Cricket World Cup was held in 1975 It was sponsored by Prudential Assurance Company and was officially known as Prudential Cup 1975.

A set of three stamps was issued by Antigua on 15 December 1975 to commemorate West Indies winning the World Cup. The five cents stamp features I.V.A (Vivian) Richards, 35 cents stamp features Sir Andy Roberts and two East Caribbean dollar stamp features the victorious West Indies team.

Antigua issued a limited number of Special Covers (200 Covers) to mark this occasion. The Cover features the Prudential Cup and the caption ‘West Indies Winners’.

ANTIGUA 1975 WC CRICKET
ANTIGUA FDC 1975 – PRUDENTIAL CUP

A unique set of three stamps was issued by Barbuda on 15 December 1975. They were issued to commemorate West Indies winning the World Cup. The cover features the Prudential Cup and the caption West Indies Champions.

BARBADUA 1975 WC CRICKET
BARBADUA FDC 1975 – PRUDENTIAL CUP

 

 

Stamps on 1975 Cricket World Cup- Trinidad & Tobago

Stamps on 1975 Cricket World Cup-  Trinidad & Tobago

The next World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by England & Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. We shall be listing stamps on the 11 Cricket World Cups held till now.

The first edition of the ODI Cricket World Cup was held in 1975 It was sponsored by Prudential Assurance Company and was officially known as Prudential Cup 1975.

The tournament had eight participating countries: six Test-playing teams (Australia, England, New Zealand, India, Pakistan and West Indies ), then associate nation Sri Lanka and, for the only time, East Africa. The tournament was played from 7 to 21 June 1975. Each match consisted of 60 overs per team and the teams played in traditional white clothing and red balls.

England, New Zealand, West Indies and Australia qualified for the semi-finals. It is the only World Cup till date wherein no team from the subcontinent featured in the semi-finals. The West Indies beat Australia in the final at Lord’s by 17 runs to win the World Cup.

All the Cricket playing nations have been regularly issuing stamps on cricket.

A miniature sheet was issued by Trinidad and Tobago on 4th October 1976 to commemorate the win by West Indies. The sheet consisted of two stamps. The 35 cents stamp features the Map of Caribbean, two cricket bats, stumps, bails and a cricket ball. The 45 cents stamp features The Prudential Cup.

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1975 WC CRICKET
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO MS 1975 – CRICKET WORLD CUP.

Stamps on Chris Gayle – 2011 Cricket World Cup- Dominica

Stamps on Chris Gayle – 2011 Cricket World Cup- Dominica

Dominica issued a stamp on Chris Gayle to commemorate 10th Cricket World Cup held in 2011. This stamp was issued on 01 June 2011 and features one of the star players of West Indies who is also creating records in 2019 IPL being held nowadays. The World cup was held in India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka.

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DOMINICA 2011-STAMP ON CHRIS GAYLE AND 10TH WORLD CUP