The Cricket Association of Bengal on Tuesday, released postage stamps to commemorate 150 years of the Eden Gardens, considered the home of cricket in this part of the world, as legends of the game nostalgically recalled their fond memories of the iconic ground. (Also read: 10 excerpts from Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography)
The first day covers of the stamps, released under the India Post My Stamp venture, were brought out at a star-studded function on the historic ground, which hosted the World Cup final in 1987. (Tendulkar's book in Hindi, Telugu and Bengali?)
Postage stamps were also released to mark the contribution of CAB chief Jagmohan Dalmiya, former head of the world cricket governing body ICC and its India affiliate BCCI.