Tuesday's match at Lord's was always going to be a showpiece occasion, but it has been given added spice by England's 20-run loss to Sri Lanka.
The state's historic laws will be effective on Wednesday and under the scheme, terminally-ill Victorian adults in intolerable pain and with less than six months to live, or 12 months for neurodegenerative diseases, and who meet 68 safeguards can request their doctor's help in dying.
The group fixture at southwest county Somerset's headquarters sees Amir back at the ground where he made his return to first-class cricket in England three years ago.
When asked to compare the power-hitters from earlier eras, the skipper feels that this middle-order comprising MS Dhoni, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya and Kedar Jadhav is as good as any of the past line-ups.
The legend of Dhawan in ICC tournaments continued to grow as his stylish 117 formed the cornerstone of a fantastic batting display that powered India to 352 for five.
The left-handed opener's 17th ODI hundred (117 off 109 balls) was well complemented by fellow opener Rohit Sharma's 57 off 70 balls with the openers raising a stand of 127.
Bumrah is not going to hold back nor will Warner. Both like to take on the opposition hard and that is likely to make this contest one for the ages.
If given the green light, Adani could begin breaking ground at its Carmichael mine site within weeks, after more than eight years of planning.