In order to pay tribute to the historic win in Champions Trophy 2017, Pakistan’s post office has issued special stamps and a memorial sheet to celebrate the same.
Pakistan Post’s Treasury Officer Karachi Tariq Awan was quoted as saying by Pakistan Today that 50,000 memorial sheets and 300,000 stamps have been issued. He said, “The set of three stamps will cost Rs 30, while the souvenir sheets are priced at Rs 50 each.”
Also, the official account of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) put the picture of the stamps on social media and their post read: “ICC Champions Trophy 2017 winners Commemorative Stamps issued by Pakistan Post.”
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 winners Commemorative Stamps issued by Pakistan Post pic.twitter.com/nupFYchEm4
— PCB Official (@TheRealPCB) November 2, 2017
— Govt of Pakistan (@pid_gov) November 2, 2017
Pakistan defeated arch-rivals India by a huge margin of 180 runs to register their first ever win in the ICC Champions Trophy final and clinch the title. The win in the final also completed Sarfraz Ahmed’s team’s phenomenal comeback, since losing their tournament opener to the same opposition.