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ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Warm-up: India vs New Zealand — As it happened...

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Warm-up: India vs New Zealand — As it happened...

Chasing 190-run target, India were 129 for 3 in 26 overs, when rain stopped play but they were comfortably ahead of the Black Caps as per Duckworth-Lewis par score of 84 after 26 overs.

ICC Champions Trophy: Teams can't afford any slip-ups in the tournament, says Kane Williamson

ICC Champions Trophy: Teams can't afford any slip-ups in the tournament, says Kane Williamson

Williamson said a lot of the team's members have been heavily involved in the Indian Premier League while others were in Ireland for the Tri-Series last week.

Nice to play IPL ahead of Champions Trophy: Sunriers Hyderabad's Kane Williamson

Nice to play IPL ahead of Champions Trophy: Sunriers Hyderabad's Kane Williamson

Having lost to Delhi Daredevils in their previous match despite scoring 185, Williamson said there were a couple of areas they would like to improve on.

IPL 2017: 10th season has proved that elegant, old-school batting is just as important in T20 format

IPL 2017: 10th season has proved that elegant, old-school batting is just as important in T20 format

South Africa`s Hashim Amla has been delighting cricketing purists by racking up large totals with his conventional style of play while Kane Williamson of New Zealand is also showing there`s more to T20 than power.

IPL 2017, Match 37: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Players to watch out for!

IPL 2017, Match 37: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Players to watch out for!

Adding on to SRH's concern, the Kight Riders have toppled down Hyderabad in two out of three occasions at RGIS.

WATCH: It's David Warner's intense 51 vs Kane Williamson's clinical 54

WATCH: It's David Warner's intense 51 vs Kane Williamson's clinical 54

Chasing 208, Punjab were restricted to 181/9 with Shaun Marsh (84), Eoin Morgan (26) and Martin Guptill (23) the only big contributors.

IPL 2017: Manan Vohra conjures up season's greatest fielding effort to deny Kane Williamson a sure six — MUST WATCH

IPL 2017: Manan Vohra conjures up season's greatest fielding effort to deny Kane Williamson a sure six — MUST WATCH

Vohra took a giant leap, timing his jump to perfection, and blocked the ball from crossing over the boundary mid-air. Then, before falling to ground, he dunked the ball into the field, thus saving four runs. Pure magic.

IPL 2017, SRH vs DD: Kane Williamson proves why he deserves a permanent slot in Sunrisers Hyderabad's playing XI

IPL 2017, SRH vs DD: Kane Williamson proves why he deserves a permanent slot in Sunrisers Hyderabad's playing XI

While David Warner, Moises Henriques and Rashid Khan remain to be the three key overseas players in SRH, it would be extremely difficult for the team now to drop Kane Williamson.

IPL 2017, Match 21: SRH vs DD – Hyderabad ride on Dhawan-Williamson brilliance; remain unbeaten at home

IPL 2017, Match 21: SRH vs DD – Hyderabad ride on Dhawan-Williamson brilliance; remain unbeaten at home

Electing to bat, Hyderabad posted a challenging 191 for 4 courtesy Williamson's 89 off just 51 balls and his 136-run stand for the second wicket with opener Shikhar Dhawan (70)

IPL 2017, RSH vs DD: Delhi-boy Shikhar Dhawan dismantles Daredevils in Hyderabad — WATCH

IPL 2017, RSH vs DD: Delhi-boy Shikhar Dhawan dismantles Daredevils in Hyderabad — WATCH

Turning up for the defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad, Dhawan hit 70 off 50 balls to help the home side score a big total of 191.

IPL 2017: Shreyas Iyer takes sensational catch to stun Kane Williamson — WATCH

IPL 2017: Shreyas Iyer takes sensational catch to stun Kane Williamson — WATCH

Williamson tried to flick a Chris Morris delivery, but could get only a top edge, and the ball ballooned. Nair, fielding at deep mid-wicket, ran some distance to complete the catch, diving with both hands.

New Zealand's World Cup hero Grant Elliott confirms retirement from international cricket

New Zealand's World Cup hero Grant Elliott confirms retirement from international cricket

The South Africa-born 38-year-old confirmed his retirement from the Black Caps after an awards night on Thursday.

New Zealand vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Proteas `saved by rain` as downpour seals series

New Zealand vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Proteas `saved by rain` as downpour seals series

The drawn outcome ensured South Africa took the series 1-0 after winning the second Test in Wellington by eight wickets in three days.

NZ vs SA, 3rd Test: Kane Williamson, Colin de Gandhomme take Kiwis closer to victory in series decider

NZ vs SA, 3rd Test: Kane Williamson, Colin de Gandhomme take Kiwis closer to victory in series decider

The Zimbabwe-born de Grandhomme was not required for the first Test when Elgar scored 140 and 89 but in four innings since he has removed the opener for scores of nine, 17, five and five.

#NZvsSA: Tough skipper Faf du Plessis says South Africa 'not good enough' against Kane Williamson's men

#NZvsSA: Tough skipper Faf du Plessis says South Africa 'not good enough' against Kane Williamson's men

Central to du Plessis`s drive is another victory over New Zealand to lift South Africa`s Test ranking to number two in the world, which would complete a remarkable turnaround since being as low as seventh 12 months ago.

IPL 10: Afghan spin sensation Rashid Khan wants to meet Indian legends Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, MS Dhoni

IPL 10: Afghan spin sensation Rashid Khan wants to meet Indian legends Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, MS Dhoni

I love Sachin Tendulkar a lot. He has been a huge inspiration all these years. I want to meet him and will try to get a few tips from him - Rashidh Khan

ICC Test Rankings: Kane Williamson moves to second spot, R Ashwin thrones on all-rounders' standings

ICC Test Rankings: Kane Williamson moves to second spot, R Ashwin thrones on all-rounders' standings

The news however comes bad for the Indian fans as Virat Kohli now shifts to the fourth position now.

NZ vs SA, 1st Test: Captain Kane Williamson leads fightback as Kiwis strengthen grip on Day 2

NZ vs SA, 1st Test: Captain Kane Williamson leads fightback as Kiwis strengthen grip on Day 2

Taylor was on eight when he limped from the field during a torrid period in which he was also hit on the helmet by a fired-up Morne Morkel, who sent down a lively 10 overs for 26 in his comeback from a serious back injury.

NZ vs SA: Morne Morkel, Vernon Philander's return bolster South African attack ahead of New Zealand Tests

NZ vs SA: Morne Morkel, Vernon Philander's return bolster South African attack ahead of New Zealand Tests

The pair are likely to join Kagiso Rabada in an impressive pace attack after the 21-year-old showed in the final one-day international in Auckland on Saturday that he was warming to New Zealand conditions.