India and Sri Lanka will be heading into the 2021 T20 World Cup in October in contrasting styles. While India places itself among the favourites to win the trophy, Sri Lanka will open its tournament in unfamiliar waters – in the qualifier group alongside Ireland, Netherlands and Namibia.

As the two teams go toe-to-toe for their final set of T20s ahead of the premier event scheduled in UAE and Oman, former Lankan all-rounder Russel Arnold feels it is time for certain players to step up and lead their side out of a string of misfortunes, ranging from player retirements to contract tussles. 

In a conversation with Sportstar on Friday, Arnold expressed his views on the new Sri Lankan skipper and an “exciting” Indian squad that is currently in the island nation. 


India will have a tricky task in selecting its squad owing due its depth, while for Sri Lanka, it will be a…

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