Glenn Maxwell powered Kings XI Punjab to a 72-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad, their third straight victory to start the Indian Premier League season.
Maxwell's 95 was the foundation of the Kings XI's total of 193 after they had been sent in to bat in Sharjah.
The Australian, who had made scores of 95 and 89 in the previous two matches, hit nine sixes in his 43-ball effort - although he also benefited from being dropped by David Warner on 11 and was given another let-off on 62 when he was caught off a Darren Sammy no-ball.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar escaped the worst of Maxwell's onslaught to finish with figures of 3-19.
The Sunrisers fell well short in reply, bowled out for 121 in 19.2 overs with Lakshmipathy Balaji claiming 4-13.