Anything less than the trophy at SAFF Championship will be seen as a failure for Igor Stimac and the India men's football team.
India have won the tournament seven times out of the 12 editions but by the own admission of their talismanic captain Sunil Chhetri, every match will be like a "war to fight".
Chhetri said with age, he is more aware of his game than before and knows exactly what works for him.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: India coach Igor Stimac says 36-year-old striker Sunil Chhetri playing 'as if he is 25'
Chhetri led from the front to power India to a 2-0 win over Bangladesh on Monday night, the latest effort helping him surpass Argentina's global superstar Lionel Messi in international goals
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Chhetri inspires India to 2-0 win, but issues persist in finishing and linkup play
Sunil Chhetri's brilliance once again came to India's rescue but their ineffectiveness to create clear-cut chances from open play and poor finishing may cost them some other day.
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri brace keeps India's Asian Cup hopes alive with crucial win over Bangladesh
Chhetri first found the back of the net in the 79th minute to keep his team on course for entry into the third qualifying round of the 2023 Asian Cup.
India vs Bangladesh Match Highlights, FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri double leads India to win
Check out LIVE score and updates from India's FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers match against Bangladesh.
Live Streaming FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, India vs Bangladesh Football Match: When and where to watch on TV and online
Here are all the streaming details about India vs Bangladesh FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022 match.
FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: India eye win against Bangladesh to avoid qualifying play-off round for Asian Cup
India are at the fourth spot in Group E and are not yet guaranteed an automatic berth in the third round of the Asian Cup qualifiers.
FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: Renedy Singh, Darren Caldeira pick India's line-up for Qatar game, talk tactics
Former India captain Renedy Singh and ex-Bengaluru FC midfielder Darren Caldeira also shared their expectations from India's upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Focus on India's batting as Harmanpreet Kaur and Co aim to carry winning momentum against Bangladesh
Leg-spinner Poonam Yadav's magical spell helped India beat Australia by 17 runs in the tournament opener on Friday but the Harmanpreet Kaur-led side can't afford to take Bangladesh lightly as their eastern neighbours had beaten them twice in the 2018 T20 Asia Cup.
Divyaansh Saxena interview: 'Biggest learning from U-19 World Cup was be humble in victory and gracious in defeat'
As the dust settles, Firstpost sits down with Saxena to review the U-19 World Cup: the lessons learnt, the win over Pakistan, what went wrong in the final and what transpired after that, and much more.
ICC U-19 World Cup 2020 stats review: From most runs to most sixes hit and other key records in tournament
Let’s look at few of the records created and broken in during the ICC U-19 World Cup 2020
ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: ICC has taken serious view of ugly on-field scenes, will review match footage, says India U-19 team manager
India's under-19 cricket team manager Anil Patel says the ICC has taken a serious view of the aggressive celebrations by Bangladesh players after their World Cup triumph and will be reviewing the footage of the final game's "last few minutes" in Potchefstroom.
ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Champions Bangladesh to be accorded hero's welcome at home after beating India in final
The Bangladesh government will organise a "public reception" to celebrate the country's Under-19 World Cup triumph, its first in an ICC tournament across all levels.
Bangladesh's maiden ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup win on Sunday was marred by reports of an ugly spat between players from the winning side and losing finalist India.
ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: 'Bangladesh has given a strong message to the world', Twitter reacts after Tigers clinch maiden title
Bangladesh clinched the title and wishes started coming in for them on Twitter. Here are some interesting ones.
Highlights, India vs Bangladesh U19 World Cup 2020, Final, Full cricket score: Bangladesh win by three wickets, lift maiden trophy
India vs Bangladesh, ICC U-19 World Cup 2020 Final, Live Updates: Bangladesh need just one run from 24 balls as per the revised DLS target. Ankolekar returns and he starts with a flighted delivery and Rakibul Hasan chipped it over mid-wicket for a single. VICTORY FOR BANGLADESH! Bangladesh have clinched their maiden U-19 title. They have outclassed India in every department of the game.
Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo wants 'Tigers' to follow India template in Tests, identifies away series win as goal for 2020
Bangladesh have fared better in one-day internationals but the 2-0 drubbing in their last Test series in India, both defeats inside three days, was a fresh indication of how much they lag in the long format.
'Visibility can be a bit of a problem': Cheteshwar Pujara weighs in on the debate surrounding the pink ball
Cheteshwar Pujara also admitted that it has just been a solitary Test match experience with the pink-ball and making a sound judgement is a bit too early.