Will England win RWC 2019 like Australia did in 1999?
With England’s triumph in ICC cricket world cup 2019, the speculations have become faster whether England will win another world cup of this year i.e. Rugby World Cup starting in September.
The stats trivia associated with the fact is Australian cricket team who won 1999 ICC world cup in July and then their rugby team ended up winning Rugby World Cup in November.
The most important statistics about England is that they are only country to win three different world cups. England have won ICC World Cup (2019), Rugby World Cup (2003) and FIFA World Cup (1966).
Australia Won – 1999 cricket world cup & rugby world cup
England Won – 2019 cricket world cup
England are placed in pool C of 2019 RWC along with France, Argentina, USA and Tonga. They must win three matches to qualify for the next stage of tournament i.e. knockouts. If you actually look at the England’s pool, it would be “walk on cake” for English team and are expected to top the group.
Quarter-final matches of rugby world cup 2019 are scheduled in a way that pool-C winner will face pool-D runners-up. Hence from Group D, we can expect Wales to stand at the second spot in the table. If it happens, England can through to semis and finals where they are expected to face among New Zealand, South Africa, Ireland and Australia.
So is It coming home for England in November too…..?????????