IBL auction: Saina Nehwal happy to be with Hyderabad, Kashyap will miss 'home'

While Saina Nehwal was bought by her home team, ace male shuttler P Kashyap, who was picked up by Banga Beats for USD 75,000 (Rs 4,455,622 approx) did not turn out to be that lucky.

updated: July 22, 2013 22:16 IST
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New Delhi: Star shuttler Saina Nehwal is over the moon after being picked up by Hyderabad Hotshots in the inaugural players' auction of the Indian Badminton League here on Monday, and said she will give her best to help her team win the upcoming franchise-based event. (Full list)

"I am very happy to be with my home team. I always wanted to be with either Hyderabad or Lucknow but eventually I was bought by Hyderabad and it is a great news. I hope I can help my team to do well in the IBL," Saina told PTI. (Lee Chong Wei, Saina Nehwal star attractions)

"It is a good exposure. It is a good beginning. I will give my 100 per cent," added the London Olympics bronze medallist. (Auction - as it happened)

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