Tamil Thalaivas started their home campaign with a bang beating current and three-time champions Patna Pirates. In a game which was dominated by the home team, Thalaivas thrashed the Pirates 42-26 with the half-time score reading 26-8 in favor of Thalaivas.
Ajay Thakur led the way front for Thalaivas scoring 14 points who was closely assisted by Surjeet Singh who grabbed 8 points. In the Attacking front, Pardeep Narwal(11 points) and Manjeet(8) tried hard for Patna taking 21 points against 24 raid points from Tamil Thalaivas.
But in the Defense, it was all Tamil Thalaivas with the winners having a clear advantage of 11-2. Patna was thrice all out whereas Tamil Thalaivas faced all out once.