ICC earlier said that it would review the 50-over format after the 2011 world cup, but English counties want this change from now. Well, Giles Clarke, the chairman of
Many former cricketers are also calling for the abolishment of 50-over format of the game at international cricket. Aussie spin great Shane Warne earlier said that there should be only two formats: Test and Twenty20. So, it seems that the future of ODI format is now uncertain, even though nothing has been finalized yet.
Twenty20 format had also been initiated by English county championship before this shortest version of the game got worldwide popularity. Now, let us see if the 40-over format would also be brought into light by English county championship.