Alec Stewart (man of the match) helps Matthew Fleming (who took four wickets) celebrate his birthday and also England's seven run win over India in the opening match of the Champions Trophy in Sharjah. © AllSport UK Ltd

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    England v India, 11 Dec 1997: Stewart celebrates his century © AllSport UK Ltd

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    England v India, 11 Dec 1997: Stewart reaches his century © AllSport UK Ltd

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    England v India, 11 Dec 1997: Knight sweeps past Karim © AllSport UK Ltd

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    England v India, 11 Dec 1997: Fleming celebrates as Chauhan is bowled © AllSport UK Ltd

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    England v India, 11 Dec 1997: Fleming dismisses Chauhan to end the game © AllSport UK Ltd

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    England v India, 11 Dec 1997: Tendulkar stumped by Stewart off Fleming © AllSport UK Ltd

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    England v India, 11 Dec 1997: Fleming and Stewart celebrate Tendulkar's dismissal © AllSport UK Ltd

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    England v India, 11 Dec 1997: Srinath b Headley © AllSport UK Ltd

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    The ground at Sharjah under lights, England v India. © AllSport UK Ltd

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    England's Alec Stewart hits four more runs towards his century © AllSport UK Ltd

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    Mathew Fleming celebrates his birhday after England defeat India © AllSport UK Ltd

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    Graham Thorpe is sent on his way by Kuruvilla in the England v India match © AllSport UK Ltd

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    England captain Adam Hollioake is bowled by Kuruvilla of India © AllSport UK Ltd