3. The biggest cricketing carnival – The World Cup

While the format has found a lot of critics questioning its existence, it needs to be noted that the biggest cricketing carnival would always remain the 50-over World Cup which is the trophy that ultimately counts.

The One Day Internationals might or might not be garnering interest elsewhere, but they do generate a key interest in the subcontinent where teams like India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Bangladesh still find this format relevant and host several bilateral series against competitive sides.

2.  A keen interest by the teams in the subcontinent

1. The balance between bat and ball

Thus, the ODI format ensures that there is no monopoly and both batters and bowlers need to showcase the best of their skills to continue to come out on top.