Cricket Association of Bengal Releases Stamps for Eden Garden's 150 Years Celebration

The function was graced by the legendary spin trio - Bishan Singh Bedi, Erappali Prasanna and Bhagwat Chandrasekhar - as also former Indian skippers Ajit Wadekar and Dilip Vengsarkar, besides West Indies' fast bowling great Michael Holding.

Updated: November 12, 2014 10:58 IST
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(From left): Bishan Singh Bedi, Jagmohan Dalmiya and Dilip Vengsarkar unveal special stamps to commemorate Cricket Association of Bengal's 150th year celebration.


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.

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