Chasetown took the lead after 20 minutes when Thomas superbly picked out debutant Jamie Sheldon who took the ball on his chest and lobbed goalkeeper Jake Wood.
Thomas had a storming first half and struck the crossbar on the half hour and Jack Langston followed up from 8 yards to fire home the rebound.
Basford immediately reduced the deficit through Kieran Wells after a defensive slip in midfield.
Thomas scored a sensational third goal at the start of the second half. Bursting through the last line of defence he smashed the ball past Wood who got a touch but couldn't keep it out.
Thomas added his second goal to cap a wonderful personal performance from the young new signing.
Basford reduced the deficit again after Chasetown conceded a penalty which Fabian Smith despatched straight down the middle.
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