New Delhi: The players' auction for IPL 6 saw 37 of 108 players getting sold to different franchises. Here we put together what some of them had to say on Twitter once they got selected or rejected on Sunday.
"Big thank u to all for your good wishes. Aim is always to give ur best for whichever team or format u play," RP Singh (@RpSingh99), who has been picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore, said.
"disappointing not to get to go back to @ChennaiIPL for IPL6 but thats the way it goes. loved my time there and good luck," said Scott Styris, the New Zealand allrounder Scott Styris (@scottbstyris), who was part of Chennai Super Kings and now-defunct Deccan Chargers in the previous seasons, said after being overlooked this time.
"Thanks everyone for the wonderful tweets. Very excited to be joining @ChennaiIPL this season, and looking forward to the challenge!," Dirk Nannes (@dirk_nannes), who will now play for CSK, said.
"Very excited about being part of the CSK family!!! Looks like I've got a few things to learn before I get to Chennai, any tips? #whistlepodu Looks like I got a couple of new followers!!!! Thanks for the love," Ben Laughlin (?@splitter55), who is now part of CSK, said.
"Very happy to hear that I'm off to join @CameronWhite152 at @IPLsunrisers looking forward to a successful campaign," Clint Mckay (?@clintmckay27), who has been picked by Sunrisers, said.
"Thank you father! What great news @pettylu90 wake me up to. Can't wait to join @rcbtweets this season but in the mean time got super50," Christopher Barnwell ?(@Barnwell90), the West Indies player picked by RCB, said.
"Thanks to everyone for all the messages. Greatly appreciated," Jason Holder (?@Jaseholder98), who will now play for CSK, said.
"Thanks for all the messages very happy to be going to @DelhiDaredevils looking forward to it," Jesse Ryder (?@DijaRyder), who has been picked by Delhi Daredevils, said.
"By Gods grace.. will be playing for #KingsXIpunjab again ! Want to see my team at the top! Need the love and support from all my fans !" "So excited to be back in my home town for IPL 6 with Kings XI ! Will surely put in my best," Manpreet Gony (?@imMsgony), who is now part of the Kings XI Punjab, said.
"Massive thank you to #sunrisersHyderabad for giving me an opportunity to take part in Ipl 2013," Darren Sammy ?(@darrensammy88), the West Indies captain who has been taken by Sunrisers, said.
"Glad to join the new rising team @SunRisersIPL,, Way to rise till we win IPL 6," Sudeep Tyagi (?@sudeep_tyagi) said.
"Great result at @IPL auction thrilled with player selection for @SunRisersIPL filled all slots as planned," Tom Moody ?(@TomMoodyCricket), the coach of Sunrisers, said.
"Cant believe @AaronFinch5 went unsold in the #IPLAuction 1 of the best ball strikers going around! IMO a lot of worse players got picked up!," Daniel Smith (?@13Dsmith), who plays for New South Wales and Sydney Thunder, said about Aaron Finch not being picked.