Hyderabad, August 4: The home ground could not become a savior for Telugu Titans. The strong Patna Pirates side managed to get a win in the last game of Titans’ home leg. But the Titans got a star, Rakshith who managed to maintain his composure in spite of raiding in pressure situations. Unfortunately, Patna team took over the titans. The two teams faced the battle twice in the league. The match was full of excitement as both the teams gifted some peak moments.
Rakshith, the star raider of the match scored in his opening raid. But he was taken out immediately. Then he was brought back after four minutes. Again he scored in his opening raid. From just 6 raids he gave Titans 4 points. With the help of his raiding, pirates were all out in the 37th minute.
But when the defending lions from Pirates got back their form it was very tough for Titans to manage a good win. Rakesh Kumar bagged four tackle points to ease the pressure on his position. This win reached Patna the top spot in Zone B. Telugu dropped to the second spot with eight points.