Except the last ICC Champions Trophy there was not any big ODI tournament in the history of ODI cricket where one of the sub-continental teams could not reach at least to the semi-final stages. All the World Cup Cricket tournaments have seen at least one team from this region to reach at the semi-final stage. All the tournaments of ICC Champions Trophy did so except the last ICC Champions Trophy 2006 held in
I think the coming ICC Cricket World Cup would be a tough tournament for the sub-continental teams. However, it is also true that the teams of this region has some potential players who can lead their teams single handedly which is a positive side for a team in cricket.