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Discussion :: Sports - Section 1 (Q.No.1)

1. 

Former Australian captain Mark Taylor has had several nicknames over his playing career. Which of the following was NOT one of them?

[A]. Tubby
[B]. Stodge
[C]. Helium Bat
[D]. Stumpy

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

He was christened 'Helium Bat' very early in his career by team mates, due to his habit of lifting his bat over his shoulder and letting anything bowled outside the off-stump go by.

Choti said: (Jun 28, 2012)  
Why call him Tubby, Stodge and Helium Bat ?

Sharmishta said: (Sep 7, 2012)  
Why call him tubby?

Daring Utprerika said: (Nov 28, 2012)  
Why are nicknames so often used? Can't it be that just their real names are used?

Aburafe said: (Feb 11, 2013)  
What is helium bat?

Ifra said: (May 13, 2013)  
What is the meaning of tubby?

Mana said: (Aug 27, 2013)  
Why people call him stodge?

Prashant said: (Nov 12, 2013)  
Why call him Tubby, Stodge and Helium Bat ?

Siva said: (Dec 6, 2013)  
Why did he called the tubby, stodge by nicknames?

Krishna Sharma said: (Dec 26, 2013)  
Helium is the lightest element. Even a small kid can easily put helium bat on his/her shoulders.

Ashok Kumar Singh said: (Dec 28, 2013)  
President of India at this time?

Shlok said: (Mar 14, 2014)  
Why did he called the tubby, stodge by nicknames?

Vikash Thakur said: (May 9, 2014)  
What is the meaning of tubby?

Ritik Garg said: (Jul 30, 2014)  
What is the meaning of stumpy?

Jagruti Mohanty said: (Nov 22, 2014)  
What is his nick name?

Aryan Raj said: (Jun 17, 2015)  
In which year did Franck Ribery play his first Bundesliga game for Bayern?

Darsh890 said: (Aug 30, 2015)  
He is called stumpy because when he play with his bat on his shoulder the ball turned by bowler to make him out easily go into leg stump so his team mates place his nickname as stumpy.

Nabanita said: (Sep 3, 2015)  
What is mean by outside the off-stump go by?

Aditya said: (Dec 3, 2015)  
Why it is stumpy?

Chandra Maddukuri said: (Feb 29, 2016)  
Why should stumpy?

Vivekanand Yadav said: (May 28, 2016)  
Why the answer should be a stumpy?

Aanimika said: (Jul 3, 2016)  
Why it should be stumpy?

Kohwsalya Gandhi said: (Jul 19, 2016)  
What is the meaning of Stumpy ?

Afifa Khan said: (Aug 22, 2016)  
Why stumpy is not his nickname?

Qpt said: (Oct 28, 2016)  
Thank you for sharing good contents. It's really helpful for me to learn good topics and various gk.

Sarita said: (Dec 14, 2016)  
Why he is nicknamed as Stumpy?

Rohit said: (Feb 28, 2017)  
Why call him tubby? Explain the reason.

Ramya said: (Apr 2, 2017)  
What is the meaning of tubby, stodge?

Tanishk said: (Sep 2, 2017)  
What is tubby?

Someone said: (Dec 11, 2017)  
What is the meaning of tubby. Why shouldn't use the real name?

Raj said: (Aug 24, 2018)  
Why is called Helium bat? Please explain.

Sukhjeet said: (Sep 6, 2018)  
Why is this an answer?

Sunanda Mistri said: (Sep 15, 2018)  
What is the meaning of tubby? Please explain.

K.Shiva Rama Krishna said: (Mar 25, 2019)  
What is meant by tubby, stodge and helium bat? Please explain?

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