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Speedy Stanford

(New Yorker Abstract) Among people who care about cricket in Antigua, Allen Stanford is regarded as a savior. He created a Twenty20 team, Stanford Superstars, and won a $20M match vs. England.

Antiguan agony

(Guardian) Allen Stanford employee: ‘He paid on time, and gave us discounts at his restaurants and free tickets for the Twenty20. I was there when England got whipped. That was a good night.’

Stanford, parvenu

(WSJ) Accused fraudster billionaire Allen Stanford was disliked in England for brashly promoting Twenty20. He once arrived at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London in a helicopter carrying a case filled with what looked like millions of dollars.

Sporty spice

(Guardian) Billionaire and alleged fraudster Allen Stanford is a big fan of cricketers and their wives.
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