Bangladesh came to India unknown, unappreciated, underestimated. They return having changed all that.
Though India were below par against Bangladesh, the fans in Kolkata showed how much they can get behind their side even on a bad day.
Adil Khan's late goal saved India's blushes in a largely disappointing display against Bangladesh.
Adil Khan's late header spared the hosts' blushes in a 1-1 draw against Bangladesh in Kolkata
India will go in as firm favourites when they take on Bangladesh in Tuesday's AFC World Cup qualifying match in Kolkata.
The draw for the first of Asia's World Cup qualifiers was made on Wednesday, even though FIFA has yet to decide how many teams will play in 2022.
Mahfuza Akhter of Bangladesh has beaten Australian rival Moya Dodd for a seat on the FIFA Council reserved for an Asian woman.