The match holds only academic interest for the tournament since India have already qualified for the semi-finals and Pakistan are out of the race after losing both their previous games.
But a full house is expected at Edgbaston for a game that was sold out within hours of the tickets going on sale last November.
Rain has been forecast during the day and clouds began building as the toss was being conducted. Scorecard
Teams: India: MS Dhoni (c & wk), R Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Virat Kohli, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Suresh Raina, Ishant Sharma, Rohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav.
Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Nasir Jamshed, Kamran Akmal (wk), Mohammad Hafeez, Asad Shafiq, Umar Amin, Shoaib Malik, Saeed Ajmal, Wahab Riaz, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan.