IPL auction 2016: How these players reacted on Twitter after hitting jackpots

first_imgShane Watson attracted the highest bid at this year’s IPL auction as Royal Challengers Bangalore bagged him for Rs 9.5 crore. The Australian allrounder, who scored his maiden T20I ton against India in the final match a few weeks ago, was the first million dollar buy of the auction. (IPL auction – As it happened | Complete team list )But it was the uncapped Indian allrounder Pawan Negi who stole the show with a whopping 8.5-crore bid from Delhi Daredevils. Indian uncapped players bagged big-money contracts with the IPL teams this year. World Cup winning allrounder Yuvraj Singh, who went for Rs 16 crore in the last auction, managed only 7 crore this time. (Also read: KKR happy to keep small squad: Gautam Gambhir) A total of 94 out of 351 players got IPL contracts on Saturday. A few of them took to Twitter to thank their respective franchises. Here are the tweetsReally excited to play for you guys,thanks ! https://t.co/8WBwqvFpC4 DK (@DineshKarthik) February 6, 2016Incredibly excited to join @RCBTweets. Can’t wait to meet up with my new teammates in April.#IPL2016 Shane Watson (@ShaneRWatson33) February 6, 2016Unbelievably grateful! Very excited to be part of @DelhiDaredevils #humbled Chris Morris (@Tipo_Morris) February 6, 2016Excited to be a part of @IPL and @DelhiDaredevils Giving thanks ???? Carlos Brathwaite (@TridentSportsX) February 6, 2016Thanks @KKRiders looking forward to joining the team #IPL Colin Munro (@manuz05) February 6, 2016Pleased to be a part of @KKRiders. Absolutely looking forward to getting into that purple uniform. #givethanks Jason Holder (@Jaseholder98) February 6, 2016M.ashwin, my son, acquired by Raising Pune Super Giants team for 4.5c #IPL2016advertisement eramurukan (@eramurukan) February 6, 2016Uncapped players in #IPLAuction in crores8.5 Pawan Negi DD4.5 M Ashwin PSG4.2 Deepak Hooda SRH4.0 Karun Nair DD3.2 Nathu Singh MI Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) February 6, 2016last_img read more