India, Feb. 23 -- At the Indian Premier League 2021 auction, New Zealand batsman Devon Conway found no takers. The left-handed batsman did not receive any bids from any teams, and he went unsold. But four days later, the 29-year-old showed why the IPL teams may have made a mistake in doing so.

In the first T20I against Australia on Monday, Conway smashed an unbeaten 99-runs in 59 balls with 10 fours and 3 sixes in his innings and a strike rate of 167.80.

The innings prompted India off-spinner R Ashwin to praise the batsman on Twitter while also hinting that he may have been late by a few days in showcasing his talent.

"Devon Conway is just 4 days late, but what a knock," Ashwin wrote in a tweet with clapping smileys.

In a reply to Ash...