Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed may rue winning the toss and electing to field as Rohit Sharma's 140 helped India to 336-5 at Old Trafford.
Another day and another record for Virat Kohli, who surpassed Sachin Tendulkar's mark as the quickest man to 11,000 ODI runs.
After calling correctly at the toss, Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed put India in to bat at an overcast Old Trafford.
India against Pakistan may be a huge deal for their fans but Virat Kohli warned his players not to get carried away by the occasion.
Pakistan's chances of reaching the semi-finals will be boosted if they beat rivals India, with coach Mickey Arthur demanding aggression.
India's last Cricket World Cup match was washed out and light showers are forecast for their clash with rivals Pakistan in Manchester.
Omnisport looks back at week two of the Cricket World Cup, which featured another ridiculous catch and, unfortunately, plenty of rain.
Pakistan failed to capitalise on their opportunities against Australia at Taunton and now face a fight to qualify for the semi-finals.
Aaron Finch was relieved after David Warner made a century to help Australia beat Pakistan in the Cricket World Cup at Taunton.
Australia laboured in Taunton but a century from star opener David Warner helped them to a 41-run victory over Pakistan at the World Cup