Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma went unsold in the IPL auctions 2017 on Monday. Ishant had listed himself at base price for Rs. 2 crore. When his name was announced at the auctions, there were speculations that he might be sold at his base price only. There were bleak chances that he might go unsold as this base price is too much for Ishant, who does not play the short formats of the game for India.
There are many reasons why Ishant was not picked. One of them was the reason that he goes for many runs in the death overs and looking at the bowlers all the franchisees have gone after, it appeared as if they were looking for bowlers who can bowl well in the death overs which is a crucial element in crucial in T20 cricket.
Twitter went crazy, trolling Ishant Sharma for not getting sold. Some of the tweets were insanely funny. We tried to collect some of them and bring to you. It is tough on part of Ishant Sharma right now but there is always a lighter side of things and IPL, as well all know, is about entertainment.
Here are the tweets which were absolute gold. These tweets will tick your ribs, it can even make you hurt your stomach with pain.
Get, set go:
— Souvik Roy Chowdhury (@souvikrc) February 20, 2017
— Anjaleee?? (@anjali_india99) February 20, 2017
— SportsQwizz & Trivia (@anujsharmasport) February 20, 2017
— Athul Augustine (@Athul_buddy) February 20, 2017