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Ceylon & Sri Lanka Stamps Banknotes Coins, Sri Lanka Cricket (1)

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Sri Lanka Cricket. The Sri Lankan cricket team is a national cricket team representing Sri Lanka. The team first played international cricket in 1975, and were later awarded Test status in 1981, which made Sri Lanka the eighth Test playing nation. The Sri Lankan team transformed themselves from the underdog status to a major cricketing nation during the 1990s. The team went on to take 1996 Cricket World Cup beating Australia in the finals, and becoming the World Champions. Since then, the team continued as a major force in international cricket, with ups and downs in certain periods.



The Sri Lanka team did well to reach the finals of 2007 Cricket World Cup but lost to Australia in a rain affected match to becomes the runners up. The batting of Sanath Jayasuriya and Aravinda de Silva (retired), backed up by the bowling of Muttiah Muralitharan and Chaminda Vaas has largely contributed the success of Sri Lankan cricket during the last 15 years. It is administrated by Sri Lanka Cricket. As of October 2007, the Sri Lankan team has played 170 Test matches, winning 29.41%, losing 37.05% and drawing 33.52% of its games.

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Mint Stamps

160th Anniv of Cricket in Sri Lanka

Date: 08-Sep-92
Denomination: 5r
Country: Sri Lanka

Mint Stamp - 160th Anniv of Cricket in Sri Lanka from 1992 in collection of Mint Stamps part of Catagory: Cricket.

MS-LK-92010

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Mint Stamps

Sri Lanka's Victory in World Cup Cricket Tournament - Batsman

Date: 18-Aug-96
Denomination: 17r
Country: Sri Lanka

Mint Stamp - Sri Lanka's Victory in World Cup Cricket Tournament - Batsman from 1996 in collection of Mint Stamps and belongs to Catagory: Cricket.

MS-LK-96061

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Mint Stamps

Sri Lanka's Victory in World Cup Cricket Tournament - World Cup Trophy

Date: 18-Aug-96
Denomination: 20r
Country: Sri Lanka

Mint Stamp - Sri Lanka's Victory in World Cup Cricket Tournament - World Cup Trophy from 1996 in collection of Mint Stamps and belongs to Catagory: Cricket.

MS-LK-96062

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Mint Stamps

Sri Lanka's Victory in World Cup Cricket Tournament - Bowler

Date: 18-Aug-96
Denomination: 2r
Country: Sri Lanka

Mint Stamp - Sri Lanka's Victory in World Cup Cricket Tournament - Bowler from 1996 in collection of Mint Stamps belonging to Catagory: Cricket.

MS-LK-96063

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - First Day Covers (FDCs)

1996 World Cup Cricket Champions Sri Lanka

Date: 18-Aug-96
Denomination: 2r, 17r, 10r50c, 20r
Country: Sri Lanka

Stamp FDC - 1996 World Cup Cricket Champions Sri Lanka in collection of First Day Covers part of Catagory: Cricket.

FD-LK-00330

Sri Lanka used stamps

First Sri Lanka-England Cricket Test Match, Colombo

Date: 17-Feb-82
Denomination: 2r50c
Country: Sri Lanka

Used Stamp - First Sri Lanka-England Cricket Test Match, Colombo from 1982 in collection of Used Stamps one of many items in Catagory: Cricket.

US-LK-82030

 
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