Royal Mail have revealed images of the Special Stamps issued to celebrate England Men’s 2019 and Women’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2017 wins.
The eight special stamps will be presented in two miniature sheets. The men’s Miniature Sheet comprises of four stamps; each capturing a moment of celebration following England’s thrilling World Cup Final victory against New Zealand at Lord’s.
The England women’s miniature sheet also comprises four stamps - each image depicting the rapturous celebrations following their victorious World Cup Final against India at Lord’s in 2017.
Each sheet will include two 1st Class stamps, alongside two £1.60 value stamps and retail at £4.60. Fans pre-order the stamps now; online at www.royalmail.com/cricket and by phone on 03457 641 641. The stamps will available on general sale from Post Offices on 26 September 2019. This is the first time England’s Men’s and Women’s cricket teams have held both the ICC Cricket World Cup trophies simultaneously.
Royal Mail has also decorated 15 special edition postboxes at each ground used in the tournament to mark the historic achievement of both England teams. The first postbox painted was outside Lord’s Cricket Ground where both sold-out finals were held.
There will also be a special postbox in locations of importance to the captains of both ICC Cricket World Cup winning teams, England Men’s captain Eoin Morgan and the captain of the 2017 Women’s team Heather Knight OBE, as a tribute to leading their teams to victory.
The ICC Cricket World Cup venues that will be commemorated with Special Edition Postboxes
Bristol County Ground - Bristol
The Riverside Durham - Chester-le-Street
Cardiff Wales Stadium - Cardiff
The County Ground - Derby
Edgbaston - Edgbaston
Headingley - Headingley
Grace Road - Leicester
The Oval - London, Oval
Lord’s - London, St John's Wood
Old Trafford - Manchester
Hampshire Bowl - Southampton
County Ground, Taunton - Taunton
Trent Bridge – Trent Bridge
Eoin Morgan, England Men’s captain’s selected location – London
Heather Knight OBE, England Women’s captain selected location – Plymstock