Batting at number four, Williamson had scored 317 runs in 11 innings to take SRH to the play-offs last season in UAE.
IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant's way of thinking is a bit like Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson, feels DC coach Ricky Ponting
Pant won his debut match as captain in the IPL against MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings and Ponting believes that his energy is simply hard to miss.
Amelia Kerr and Devon Conway claimed double honours during the 2020-21 awards season which was conducted digitally.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced an 11 to 28 April ban on arrivals from India in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in the country.
The newcomers to the New Zealand squad are 21-year-old all-rounder Rachin Ravindra, swing bowler Jacob Duffy and in-form batsman Devon Conway.
IPL 2021 Sunrisers Hyderabad preview: Bhuvneshwar Kumar's return, valuable additions make ‘Orange Army’ exciting proposition
The ever-consistent Sunrisers Hyderabad, who had reached the second qualifier of IPL 2020, once again start among the title favourites this season.
IPL 2021: 'I try to learn from likes of Virat, Rohit,' says Cheteshwar Pujara on strike rate in T20s
The 33-year-old admitted that during the early stages of his career, he used to feel that tweaking his game to suit the needs of T20 will hamper his Test cricket but not anymore.
Uncapped Allen, 21, made it into the 13-man squad on the back of his outstanding domestic T20 form for Wellington, where he averaged 56.88 and topped the run-count with 512 in the Super Smash.
Bangladesh have played 27 matches across all formats in New Zealand and lost them all.
The team's medical manager Dayle Shackel said Williamson had a small tear in his left elbow that had been irritating him for months.
New Zealand vs Australia: Martin Guptill stars with 71 as hosts win by seven wickets, clinch series 3-2
Guptill, who had been out of form going into the series, led with a masterful 71, including seven fours and four sixes, while Conway contributed 36 with the pair putting on 106 for the first wicket.
Highlights, New Zealand vs Australia, 5th T20I at Wellington, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by seven wickets, clinch series 3-2
Click here to follow LIVE scorecard of the fifth T20I between New Zealand and Australia in Wellington.
New Zealand vs Australia: Aaron Finch, bowlers shine as Aussies crush Kiwis by 50 runs to level T20I series 2-2
The result sets up a winner-takes-all blockbuster in the final match at the same venue on Sunday, with Australia in red-hot form after struggling early in the series.
Highlights, New Zealand vs Australia, 4th T20I at Wellington, Full cricket score: Aussies level series 2-2
Catch scorecard from 4th T20I between New Zealand and Australia being plated at Wellington
New Zealand vs Australia, Highlights, 2nd T20I at Dunedin, Full Cricket Score: Black Caps win by 4 runs
Catch the LIVE score and updates from the second T20I between New Zealand and Australia
The IPL is likely to start in the second week of April and its knockout matches may stretch till early June, potentially clashing with New Zealand's first Test in England, which starts on 2 June at the Lord's.
India vs England: Joe Root engineers resurgence on subcontinental sojourn as 'Fab Four' comes alive again
Joe Root’s current streak of gargantuan scores has helped address a possibly unthinkable blemish in his track record – prior to this Asian sojourn, he had never scored hundreds in back-to-back Tests.
Before Root plays his 100th Test against India at Chennai, let's look at a few of the pathbreaking stats of his 99 Test career.
'It was truly a remarkable victory': Kane Williamson hails injury-ravaged India's heroic triumph in Australia
The cricket fraternity took note of India's achievement in Australia and Williamson, a giant of the game, was no exception.
New Zealand, led by one of the finest batsmen in modern times, have qualified for the final with 70 percentage points after Australia decided to indefinitely postpone their away series against South Africa in the wake of a fresh surge of COVID-19 cases there.