Amongst the many festivities & honours that are going to be bestowed upon the little master Sachin Tendulkar during his upcoming farewell series against the West Indies, one of them involves the Mumbai Cricket Association issuing a special postal stamp with the master blaster’s photo on it. This stamp will be issued at the start of the final test in Mumbai at the Wankhade Stadium. A special coin has also been issued which will be spun during the toss & then preserved at the MCA. “It was decided interalia to come out with commemorative postal stamp with Sachin’s photo at the presentation before the start of the match, followed by the presentation to be jointly made by the MCA & BCCI”, a statement issued by the MCA said.
A 64-page brochure has also been planned with articles & quotes from celebrities & personalities across fields on Sachin. The MCA will also issue limited edition brochures & coins to MCA & BCCI members. “Everyday there will be distribution of 10000 facemasks, 10000 scorecards & 10000 caps with Sachin’s autograph in different stands”, the statement read further. Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell will probably be remembered as one of the most exciting & celebrated moments in Indian sports history, fittingly so!