In the last World Cup, India and England played in the group stage. England defeated India by 31 runs in that match. India was eliminated from the 2019 World Cup after losing to New Zealand in the semi-finals. In the first World Cup in 1975, England won against India. England crushed India by 202 runs that day.
India and England have played 8 times in World Cups so far. Of these, England won four times while India won three matches. In the World Cup in 2011 when India won the title, the match between the two teams was a tie. In the World Cup in 1983, the team led by Kapil Dev defeated England in the semi-finals.
Sachin Tendulkar is the Indian batsman who has scored the most runs against England in the World Cup. The player scored 227 runs from 4 games. Sachin Tendulkar has also played the most number of World Cup matches against England. Kapil Dev has taken the most wickets. Kapil has taken 7 wickets in three games.
Rohit Sharma will achieve the rare feat of leading India in 100th match against England. It is reported that the star suffered a minor injury while training at the Nets. But the indication is that Rohit will play. Rohit is going to become the seventh captain to lead India in 100 matches.
Rohit will complete 100 matches as captain after MS Dhoni, Mohammad Azharuddin, Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly, Kapil Dev and Rahul Dravid. Rohit Sharma is in great form in the World Cup. Rohit has already led India in 9 Test matches, 51 T20 matches and 39 ODIs.
If they win today, it will be India’s sixth consecutive win in this World Cup. With this, India will become the first team to secure a semi-final spot. South Africa is currently ahead of India in the points table. New Zealand is third and Australia is fourth.
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