Stamps on Sir Donald Bradman -Australia

Stamps on Sir Donald Bradman -Australia

Sir Donald George Bradman AC (27 Aug 1908 – 25 Feb 2001 ) was an Australian International Cricketer, widely acknowledged as the World’s Greatest Cricketer of all times. He played  52 test matches and had an incredible batting average of 99.94. He scored 29 Centuries which remained a World record before Sunil Gavaskar scored his 30th Test Century in Chennai on 28 Dec 1983 against West Indies.

Australia issued a set of two 45c stamps on Sir Bradman on 23 Jan 1997. It was issued under Australian Legend Series to mark Australia Day.

Sir Donald Bradman Portrait.

AUSTRALIA BRADMAN STAMP
AUSTRALIA 1997- SIR DONALD BRADMAN

Sir Donald Bradman passed away on 25 Feb 2001 and same two 45c stamps were issued on 13 Mar 2001 as commemoration issue but inscribed with his years of Birth and Death.

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AUSTRALIA 1997 -SIR DONALD BRADMAN COMMEMORATION ISSUE.

Australia issued a set of stamps on 08 Mar 2005 on Sports Treasures and one of the 50c stamps features Sir Donald Bradman’s Baggy Green (Australian Test Team Cap) and other stamp features Lionel Roses Boxing Gloves. A Gutter Pair is listed.

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AUSTRALIA 2005 -SPORTS TREASURES – SIR BRADMAN’S BAGGY GREEN.
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AUSTRALIA 2005 -SPORTS TREASURES – SIR BRADMAN’S BAGGY GREEN.

 

Stamps on Centenary of Australian Test Cricket -Australia 1977.

Stamps on Centenary of Australian Test Cricket -Australia 1977.

The First Official Test match was played at Melbourne Cricket Ground from 15 to 19 Mar 1877 between Australia and England. Australia issued a strip of Five 18c stamps and a 45c stamp to mark this occasion 09 Mar 1977.

A Cover with a strip of five stamps posted from NSW to Sussex(England) is listed.

18c -Fielder & Keeper    18c -Umpire & Batsman  18c- Fielders 18c -Batsman & Umpire        18c- Bowler & Fielder.

AUSTRALIA TEST CENT
AUSTRALIA 1977- TEST CRICKET CENTENARY

 

 

 

ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2010 – Stamps of Bangladesh.

ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2010 – Stamps of Bangladesh.

The Third ICC T20 World Cup was hosted by West Indies from 30 Apr to 16 May 2010. 12 teams took part and England beat Australia in Finals at Barbados by 7 wickets to win the World Cup.

The 7th ICC T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in Australia from 18 Oct to 20 Nov 2020.

Bangladesh issued a 15 taka stamps to commemorate this World Cup.

Taka 15 – Flags of participating countries.

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BANGLADESH 2010 – 3RD ICC T20 CRICKET WORLD CUP 2010.

Tete-beche Stamps on 1996 Cricket World Cup – Sri Lanka

Tete-beche Stamps on 1996 Cricket World Cup – Sri Lanka

The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup was held in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019.

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”.

A Triangular pair of Rupees 20 Tete-beche stamp is listed featuring the trophy

Rupees 20.00 -Trophy

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SRI LANKAN 1996- WORLD CUP -Tete-beche pair.

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

 

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

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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.

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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”.

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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.

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