Dwayne Bravo will play in the first T10 Cricket League in Sharjah next week.
The West Indian all-rounder has been recruited by Maratha Arabians as a replacement for Kumar Sangakkara.
The franchise said Sangakkara had pulled out of the competition, which takes place from December 14 to 17, because of personal reasons.
The six-team tournament is the first to be played in a new, 10-over format, with matches scheduled to be completed within 90 minutes.
“It is a disappointment Kumar will not be with us during the tournament,” Virender Sehwag, the Arabians captain, said.
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