Blackcaps captain Kane Williamson was a standout in the Sunrisers Hyderabad match against the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, in which he scored a half-century.

Williamson lead the charge for the Sunrisers scoring 50 of 44 balls after taking the crease with his side 32-1 in the third over.

Paired by the efforts of Australian big-hitter Chris Lynn who scored 49 of 34 balls the Sunrisers were able to chase down Kolkata's 138-8 in 20 overs.

Kane Williamson was a standout in the Sunrisers match against the Knight Riders. Photo / AP
Kane Williamson was a standout in the Sunrisers match against the Knight Riders. Photo / AP

Sunrisers were 119-5 after 17.2 overs when the New Zealand skipper was dismissed by Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson, but it was too late for Kolkata to stage a comeback.

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Ricky Ponting's Delhi Daredevils dropped the Blackcaps Twenty20 specialist Colin Munro for their game against the Mumbai Indians.

England's Jason Roy took his place and lead the Daredevils to victory in the final over of the match, producing an innings of 91 not out from 53 balls.

Trent Boult assisted in the win taking two wickets for 39 runs in his four overs.

Mumbai scored 194-7 after the openers secured a great opening stand of 102 runs - Suryakumar Yadav scored 53 off 32 balls and Evin Lewis scored 48 off 28.

Munro had only scored four runs in his first two games for the Daredevils, both of which the side lost.

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