IPL 2019 Player Auction: English wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow was elated as he was roped in by SunRisers Hyderabad for Rs 2.2 Cr from his base price of Rs 1.5 Cr. The cricketer took to Twitter to thank the franchise as he became first England player to be signed at this year’s IPL auction. He took to Twitter and wrote, “Delighted to be joining @SunRisers for #IPL2019!”Also Read - Jay Shah Vindicated, IPL Set To Get Extended Window In ICC Future Tour Programme

SunRisers Hyderabad responded to his tweet, as they wrote, “Stow-ked to have you on board!” Also Read - James Anderson Reveals Jonny Bairstow's First Reaction to Virat Kohli's Sledging at Edgbaston

Meanwhile, big names like Brendon McCullum and Yuvraj Singh and also Martin Guptill went unsold after the first round of auctions. Also Read - 'Embarrassing' And 'Pathetic': Kohli Slammed On Social Media For His On-Field Celebrations

Here’s the full list:

UNSOLD PLAYERS: Cheteshwar Pujara, Manoj Tiwary, Brendon McCullum, Martin Guptill, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Yuvraj Singh, Naman Ojha, Adam Zampa, Fawad Ahmed.

SOLD PLAYERS: 

Hanuma Vihari for Rs 2 crore to MI.

Shimron Hetmyer for Rs 4.2 Cr to RCB.

Carlos Brathwaite for Rs 5 Cr to KKR.

Gurkeerat Singh for Rs 50 L to RCB.

Akshar Patel for Rs 5 Cr to Delhi

Nicholas Pooran for Rs 4.8 Cr to KXIP

Jonny Bairstow for Rs 2.20 Cr to SRH

Nicholas Pooran for Rs 4.20 Cr to KXIP

Wriddhiman Saha for Rs 1.20 Cr to SRH

Jaydev Unadkat for Rs 8.4 Cr to RR

Mohammed Shami for Rs 1.8 Cr to KXIP

Varun Aaron for Rs 2.4 Cr to RR

Mohit Sharma for Rs 5 Cr to CSK

Since the World Cup will begin two weeks after the IPL, it has raised questions on the availability of the Australian players who will be named in the squad for the showpiece. The same goes for England players who will be required to report to the World Cup preparatory camp in the middle of the IPL.