The Kiwi all-rounder snagged three wickets for just four runs as Bangalore were all out for 49 against the Kolkata Knight Riders.
The former Black Caps captain smoked 33 runs off just 17 balls as his side went about chasing down Kolkata’s target of 187.
Williamson guided Sunrisers Hyderabad to a 15 run win over the Daredevils with a masterful knock of 89 off 51 balls.
The big-hitting West Indies slogger brought up 50 runs for Royal Challengers Bangalore with the boundary.
Brendon McCullum continued his scintillating form for the Gujarat Lions with 72 runs off just 44 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Smith hit an unbeaten 84 off 54 balls as the Supergiants chased down the Mumbai Indians for a seven-wicket win.
Central Districts fast bowler Seth Rance and Northern Districts allrounder Scott Kuggeleijn are a step closer to representing NZ for the first time.
Bangalore were bowled out for 172 with two balls to spare and never looked like coming close after losing power-hitter Chris Gayle.
The 38-year-old made his Canterbury first-class debut in the last match of the 2000-01 summer and has since played 16 full seasons.
The NZ skipper has done it again winning the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal award for the second year running after an exceptional 2016/2017 season across all formats of the game.
The 2017 awards is being held at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland with Kane Williamson tipped to take tonight's big award after winning it last year.
After copping a fierce backlash, Hodge took to social media to back away from conjecture about Kohli's injury-enforced withdrawal from the deciding fourth Test against Australia.
The rain has taken away what was set to be a thrilling match for NZ who were on the verge of claiming a famous win against a struggling South Africa.