Geo.tv – NEW DELHI: Kane Williamson has steered Sunrisers Hyderabad to the top of the Indian Premier League table since the New Zealander was elevated to captain in the absence of scandal-tained David Warner.

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  • NEW DELHI: Kane Williamson has steered Sunrisers Hyderabad to the top of the Indian Premier League table since the New Zealander was elevated to captain in the absence of scandal-tained David Warner.
  • Williamson, the only foreign captain in this season´s edition of the lucrative franchise, has ensured an unbeaten run for Hyderabad in the first three games of the Twenty20 league.
  • Williamson was a last-minute replacement for Warner after the high-profile Australian was banned from the IPL over the South Africa ball-tampering scandal.
  • “On many occasions in the past ten years I have made the point that the difference between the top team and the bottom team in the IPL is smaller than any other cricket league in the world,” said Kallis, who advises the Knight Riders.
  • Other standout performances include a 14-ball fifty — the fastest in IPL history — by Punjab opener Lokesh Rahul and some entertaining knocks by Knight Riders batsman Andre Russell and England´s Jason Roy for Delhi Daredevils.


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