The Titan star Rakshith could not prevent another Pirate victory
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 04-Aug-2017

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. 

The first factor that worked for Patna Pirates is the raiders Pardeep Narwal and Monu Goyat. The raiders turned on the pressure t very beginning. But Telugu Titans came back to match with the help of its defenders. But Rahul Chaudhuri the main raider of the Titans was continuously targeted by Pirates. A super tackle from Pirates defenders gave them a lead in the match.

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.