Hosts England will play India in Birmingham on Sunday and will look to get momentum back in the tournament. On the other hand, India who are unbeaten in the competition so far will seek to continue their streak.
But the India-England World Cup rivalry dates back to 1975. The two sides have played each other 7 times in the World Cup and have won thrice apiece. The last encounter between the two teams ended in a tie.
The 2011 clash between India and England took place in Bangalore. batting first India posted a mammoth 338 runs in 49.5 overs, courtesy a ton from Sachin Tendulkar and half-centuries from Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh.
In reply to this, England captain Andrew Strauss took the charge and struck a 158 off 145 deliveries. Apart from him, Ian Bel chipped in with 69 runs. The visitors needed 2 off the last ball but only managed to get one run as the match ended in a tie.