Lara heads a list that includes discarded West Indies cricketers Tino Best, Shiv Chanderpaul, Fidel Edwards, as well as Krishmar Santokie. Best and Santokie will play for Sagittarius Soldiers, Edwards will join Leon Lions while Chanderpaul has been signed with Gemini Arabians.

The former Windies skipper was among six icon players listed for an auction held in Dubai Monday ahead of the tournament. Lara was picked up by Leo Lions for their base price of USD 100,000.Former South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis attracted the highest bid of USD 175,000.The inaugural MCL is run by former Australia batsman Dean Jones' company, Major Events Group.

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