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With England making a tall chase of 359 against Pakistan in Bristol on Tuesday look like a walk in the park‚ the focus has again shifted to how SA will handle the World Cup hosts’ red-hot batting unit at the end of May. This is the headache facing Proteas coach Ottis Gibson‚ but the Barbadian has not lost his sense of optimism ahead of the May 30 tournament opener at The Oval. England may have deprived themselves of Alex Hales because of his disciplinary issues but strength in depth has been a hallmark of the Trevor Bayliss regime. Gibson though said England have the most pressure to deal with because of being hosts and favourites. “England are the favourites and everybody is talking about them‚” he said. “I recall James Anderson saying that England will have to do something terrible for them not to win the World Cup‚ which is good for them. “They are still playing well and they’ve got something good for them going. We’re looking forward to playing in the opening game. They’re the N...

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