"We got ourselves into a great situation but I think a tie was fair result," England captain Alastair Cook said at the post-match presentations.
Bopara's highest one-day score followed an innings of 40 in a winning cause at the Oval last Friday. He was dropped from the test side during the 2009 Ashes series but fought his way back this year after Jonathan Trott was injured.
Ajinkya Rahane (38) and Parthiv Patel (27) gave India a sound start, scoring 65 from 13.3 overs, with Rahane striking Steven Finn for six followed by two consecutive boundaries.
Image: England's Ravi Bopara hits a ball from India's R P Singh during their one day international cricket match at Lord's cricket ground, London, Sunday Sept. 11, 2011.