Future Trivia - Name the Indian who had the distinction of being named "full substitute" the maximum number of times..

With the ICC deciding to scrap the super-sub rule, the Karachi ODI will be the last game in which India fields a super-sub. Ever since the inception of this rule, India has had to play 20 games (The Karachi game would be the 21st). Have a look at the substitutes used in these games - Venu Rao, Raina, Karthik, Venu Rao, Harbhajan, Karthik, Sreesanth, Raina, Raina, Jai P Yadav, Raina, Raina, Gambhir, Gambhir, Gambhir, gambhir, Raina, Powar, Zaheer, and Zaheer. So, the answer to the question in the title of the post would be the rookie lefthander from UP, Suresh Raina.

Did the super-sub really help India's cause in any of these games? Not really. Except for a couple of games against Sri Lanka, the one in which Murali Karthik picked up 3/48 and the other in which Raina played a neat match-winning cameo of 39* in a pressure situation, the super-sub has really not been of much use for India.

So, who do you think would have the distinction of being named the last super-sub?

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