Postal Stamp Image : CRICKET - INDIA - COL. C. K. NAYUDU 1656 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 13/03/1996
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 2.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1656
Postal Stamp Name : CRICKET - INDIA - COL. C. K. NAYUDU
Stamp Information : Col. C.K. Nayudu (1895 - 1967) was India's first captain in Text Cricket and the best all-rounder of the time. A right handed batsman, he was a hard-hitting foot player, driving on both sides of the wicket and also a more than useful slow-medium change bowler, with a controlled spin. With a game career from 1916 to 1964, he became the elder statesman of Indian Cricket, playing in a first class match in his sixty ninth (BCCI). He Played 207 matches and 7 tests with a run total of 11,852 (average 33.94) and his highest score was 200, 411 wickets, 171 catches and 1 stumping. he was the first Indian cricketer to be honoured with "Padma Bhushan" by the Government of India in 1955 in recognition to his contribution to the development of sports. The Board of Control for Cricket in in India has instituted "Col. C.K. Nayudu Trophy" for cricketers under 22 years of age in 1974-75 as a tribute to him.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Stamp design by Dinesh Banduni. FDC design by Suresh Kumar. Cancellation by Alka Sharma.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 4.06 X 2.41 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.70 x 2.0 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 45
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Vertical
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive Gravure coated stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 1 million
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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