Gurvinder Singh Chandi gave India the lead before England bounced back through goals from Daniel Fox and David Condon.
India will play hosts Australia [ Images ] on Friday before locking horns with arch-rivals Pakistan on Saturday in their last round-robin match of the improvised nine-a-side format of the game, better known as Hockey 9s.
Meanwhile, in the other round-robin match, Australia defeated Pakistan 4-2 at the Perth Hockey stadium in Bentley.
For Australia, veteran Jamie Dwyer struck twice while Liam de Young and Beale Daniel scored a goal each.
Abdul Haseem Khan and Muhammad Rizwan Sr were the goal-scorers for Pakistan.
The Lanco International Super Series, which concludes on Sunday, will be followed by the prestigious FIH Champions Trophy [ Images ] in Melbourne [ Images ] from December 1 to 9 at the State Netball Hockey Centre.
Apart from hosts Australia, the other competing nations in the Champions Trophy are Olympic [ Images ] champions Germany [ Images ], Australia, England, the Netherlands, New Zealand [ Images ], Belgium, India and Pakistan.