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We’ve got the World Cup licked! England’s cricketing heroes are immortalised in new range of stamps 

We’ve got the World Cup licked! England’s cricketing heroes are immortalised in new range of stamps

  • Special stamps celebrating Cricket World Cup wins will be released next month 
  • They will show photos of Men’s and Women’s wining teams from 2019 & 2017
  • Royal Mail also decorated some of its post boxes in white with gold cricket bat

Eight stamps featuring images taken during the finals of the Cricket World Cup and the subsequent celebrations are to go on sale next month.

The photos of the England Men’s and Women’s winning teams from this year and 2017 respectively will be presented in two miniature sheets. 

Sheets of the special stamps will cost £4.60 and will be available from September 26.

Eight stamps featuring images taken during the finals of the Cricket World Cup and the subsequent celebrations are to go on sale next month

The photos of the England Men's and Women's winning teams from this year and 2017 respectively will be presented in two miniature sheets

The photos of the England Men’s and Women’s winning teams from this year and 2017 respectively will be presented in two miniature sheets

Sheets of the special stamps will cost £4.60 and will be available from September 26

Sheets of the special stamps will cost £4.60 and will be available from September 26

The men’s sheet captures four moments of celebration after England’s victory against New Zealand at Lord’s.

The women’s sheet depicts celebrations following their World Cup Final against India, also at Lord’s, in 2017.

It is the first time England Men’s and Women’s cricket teams have held both trophies simultaneously.

Royal Mail also decorated some of its post boxes in white with a stylised gold cricket bat, ball and stumps at each of the grounds that played host to the two tournaments. 

The England Men’s team won their first ever World Cup in July this year. 

The men's sheet captures four moments of celebration after England's victory against New Zealand at Lord's

The men’s sheet captures four moments of celebration after England’s victory against New Zealand at Lord’s

The women's sheet depicts celebrations following their World Cup Final against India, also at Lord's, in 2017

The women’s sheet depicts celebrations following their World Cup Final against India, also at Lord’s, in 2017

It is the first time England Men's and Women's cricket teams have held both trophies simultaneously

It is the first time England Men’s and Women’s cricket teams have held both trophies simultaneously

 



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