Following his 12-month ban by Cricket Australia for the ball-tampering incident against South Africa in March, Warner has signed on for multiple Twenty20 tournaments and is also set to play grade cricket in Sydney.
Bancroft was due to be playing for Somerset, but the county cancelled his contract following the Cape Town fiasco - which also resulted in Steve Smith and David Warner being given one-year bans.
The CPL announced on Saturday that the swashbuckling opener would replace his compatriot D'Arcy Short in the St Lucia side for their T20 event which runs from August 8 until September 16.
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While he is prohibited from taking part in worldwide cricket and domestic cricket in Australia, he is free to play overseas, and recently signed up for the inaugural Global Twenty20 Canada league in Toronto starting later this month. David is arguably one of the greatest batsman of the modern era and a winning player, "Khan said". He also has a good captaincy record in the format, having led the Indian Premier League (IPL) side Sunrisers Hyderabad to their maiden IPL title in 2016. After playing in Canada, he will return to Australia for the Darwin Strike League in July.
In the CPL, he got a contract from the St Lucia Stars and the team is delighted to get hold of the left-hander for his services this season.
This was Warner's first game in two months and the 31-year-old played some eye-catching shots, which left several spectators in awe of him.