After a slow start, we picked up the pace against the Thalaivas when Sombir scored our first point in the 18th minute. The match became a neck-and-neck affair as the nerves settled.

With Ajinkya Pawar in fine form for the Thalaivas, Manuj delivered when he secured our first super tackle point with just 5 minutes left in the first half. In need of someone to step up, Parteek came in as a super-sub. The raider wasted no time, earning us 3 points with 2 minutes to go in the first half.

The fruitful first half ended with a 13-16 lead for us after some breathtaking action. In the second half, we executed a tactically brilliant performance. Sombir's crucial super tackle with just 3 minutes left on the clock ensured a crucial win. The game concluded with a comfortable scoreline of 30-33, maintaining our unbeaten record in Chennai.

With our 5th win of the season secured, we now head to Noida to kick off the Noida leg with a match against the Bengal Warriors on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, 31st December.