Ambati Rayudu scored an impressive quickfire fifty for Hyderabad against Jharkhand but it was not enough for his side.
SoBo Skipper Jay Bista became the first centurion of the tournament and sealed the game for his team.
Smith notched a fantastic hundred whilst Warner spent some valuable time in the middle.
The Kiwis ran away with this encounter, dominating every facet of the game.
Panthers chased down the total right on the last ball of the match it was the veteran Pravin Tambe who hit the winning runs for his team.
Phehlukwayo and Dwaine Pretorius bowled brilliantly in the death to contain their opposition to 251 runs in 42.3 overs.
Babar Azam's hundred went in vain for the Men in Green as they continued their horrendous run.
Chasing 151, the Lions, who were the runners-up in the last edition of the T20 Mumbai League, were off to a disastrous start.
Fifties from Kevin Almeida and Iqbal Abdulla guided Andheri unit to sit atop.
SuperSonics posted 151 runs, a competitive total on the board but the Bandra Blasters chased it down.