Mumbai: Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal released commemorative postage stamps to pay tribute to Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday at Wankhade Stadium, Mumbai before the start of 2nd Cricket Test match between India and West Indies.
On Thursday, as Indian and cricket fans got set to see Sachin Tendulkar walk out for his last Test match a postage stamp in honour of Sachin Tendulkar was released. India take on West Indies in Sachin Tendulkar's 200th and final Test at his home ground at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. MS Dhoni won the toss and to the disdain of fans opted to bowl first which meant the fans would have to wait to see the 40-year-old star bat. Milind Deora, Sharad Pawar and Rajeev Shukla took to the ground to release the stamp honouring Sachin Tendulkar ahead of the second Test between India and West Indies. Tendulkar is is the only Indian living person after Mother Teresa to receive this honour, claims Deora.
The master blaster is the only Indian living person after Mother Teresa to receive this honour, claims Deora in his tweet.
Special Cancellation on 200th Cricket Test Match of Sachin Tendulkar - 14th November 2013.
A special cancellation is provided at Gorakhpur to commemorate 200th Cricket Test Match of Sachin Tendulkar at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on 14th November 2013.
The first philatelic item on Sachin Tendular, a cancellation issued by British Post - 24th June 1992.
Yorkshire County Cricket Club represents the historic county of Yorkshire as one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh domestic cricket structure.Yorkshire are the most successful team in English cricketing history with 31 County Championship titles.
British Post Office provided a cancellation to greet "First overseas player at Yorkshir county Cricket Club" in 1992. This is the first philatelic item issued on Sachin Tendular.