Virat Kohli has now led India in 11 consecutive Tests without any defeat. India have now entered their 13th month without a Test loss. Even the most ardent of Kiwi supporters would not have expected them to win the Kanpur Test but the visitors took the Test to second session of the final day, something thing that has been a rarity in recent times. As expected, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja claimed 10-wickets and 6 wickets each respectively, bowling India to a win by 197 runs. India are now inching closer to the much coveted No.1 Test spot in ICC Ranking.The Indian middle-order comprises some of the finest talents in the world. However, unlike their illustrious predecessors, this young bunch has not managed to pull off big partnerships. More often, there have been single-handed shows and the lower-order has more often-offered valiant support or come to the side’s rescue. To be a top side in the world, stitching big partnerships are the key.