Originally Posted by Uppercut
It would grate me that we'd have to compete against (essentially) every non-test playing nation in the world for two places while Zimbabwe and Bangladesh (who we tied with/beat in the last WC anyway) get there automatically.
I can understand that. And clearly the Zim situation in particular is a complete nonsense. I suppose for me the loss of loads of hopelessly onesided affairs massively outweighs the degree of unfairness in terms of who actually qualifies. I'd probably feel differently in your shoes.