India, Feb. 29 -- One of the most pleasing aspects of the Ranchi Test was the partnership between Dhruv Jurel and Kuldeep Yadav in the first innings. Both represent Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket and came together with India tottering at 177/7, having lost their last three wickets for 16 runs.

All of India's the top order batters were back in the hut, England were still ahead by 176 runs, the wicket was aiding the spinners, the

odd ball was staying low and a huge first innings lead would have meant almost certain defeat. In that moment, when everything seemed to be stacked against them, Jurel and Kuldeep decided to get stuck in; to not give up; to fight.

It may not seem like much, but when one sets out to evaluate players the two mo...