Almanack: Twelfth man

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A CULTURALLY enlightening interlude from BBC Radio's commentary box during the Benson & Hedges Cup final. Andy Lloyd informed his fellow commentator Christopher Martin- Jenkins that the Warwickshire player Paul Smith is a great fan of the Doors - hence his Jim- Morrison-style coiffure. C M J seemed confused. He had never, he admitted, heard of Jim Morrison or his rock and roll band. 'But if you're listening, Mr Morrison,' he said, 'I apologise for my ignorance.'