I dont think Abul is getting any game.
He is there simply as an understudy and to carry the drinks.
If he is getting picked repeatedly that means the coach, captain and the selector sees something in him which obviously we the computer sit in experts are missing.
Fabi Ayyi Ala E Rabbikuma tukajjiban - فَبِأَيِّ آلاءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ
Then which of the favors of your Lord will you deny? "We do not deny any of our Lord's bounties/favors upon us."