Special Cover – Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi – By India Post
Nawab Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi was the ninth Nawab of the Princely state of Pataudi. He made his debut for Sussex country at the age of 16 in 1957. He lost his right eye in car accident, while he was the Captain of Oxford University. But despite this huge loss he went on to captain India in 1962 when he was only 21.He played in 46 test matches for India scoring 2793 runs at an average of 34.91. His victories include India’s first ever test match win oversea against New Zealand in 1968. He was rewarded with Indian Cricketer of the year in 1962 and Wisden Cricketer in the year 1968. He also captained Sussex in 1966.
Year Of Issue:-10.02.2012.
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