Erin Holland has been with Queensland player Ben Cutting for two years.
And while the model was a frequent spectator of the sport before, she has claimed she enjoys the game less these days.
The 27-year-old confessed to The Daily Telegraph on Thursday that she find it hard watching games since dating Ben as she has an emotional attachment.
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‘I enjoy it less now’: Model Erin Holland says the two years spent dating Queensland cricketer Ben Cutting has changed her view of the sport in an interview with The Daily Telegraph on Thursday
‘I freak out any time he goes out’: The model says she’s grown less fond of the game since developing an emotional connection with it through her boyfriend
She revealed to the publication that she grew up watching cricket with her father and brother, but over the past two years she’s grown less fond of it.
The actress said she finds it hard to avoid focusing on her boyfriend’s performance or potential injuries as he takes to the pitch for Brisbane Heat.
‘I actually probably enjoy it less now that I’m dating Ben because I freak out any time he goes out and does anything,’ Erin said.
‘I know how much rides on every game’: The doting girlfriend said she fears for his performance and potential injuries as she sees the amount of effort he puts into his game
The TV presenter added that many of her fears stop her from enjoying the overall game.
‘I fear for how he will perform but also of him getting an injury as I know how much rides on every game and how hard they train and what it could mean if it goes well,’ she added.
Ben has proven himself as a powerful all-rounder in the game, and has a reputation as one of the biggest hitters in the Big Bash League.
Power player: Ben has proven himself as a powerful all-rounder in the game, and has a reputation as one of the biggest hitters in the Big Bash League, and also travels overseas during the year for the Indian Premier League as part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team
Making it work: The loved-up couple have been dating for more than two years, having met through mutual friends, and still live separately interstate in Sydney and Brisbane
The loved-up couple have been dating for more than two years, having met through mutual friends.
Erin and Ben aren’t living together though, as Erin splits her time between her home in Sydney and Brisbane, where Ben is based for Brisbane Heat,
However, Ben also travels overseas during the year for the Indian Premier League as part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team, where Erin usually visits.
Lucky lady! Last month, Erin revealed the shiny red bike she received from boyfriend Ben Cutting for Christmas
The former Miss World Australia previously credited ‘talking everyday’ for their successful long-distance romance.
During an interview with cricket website, The Delivery, Erin confessed being separated has had it’s moments but they’ve found ways to make the most of it
‘The key is communication,’ she admitted, adding: ‘If you’re not talking everyday it’s tough.’
Long-distance love! Erin has previously credited ‘talking everyday’ for the success behind her two-year long-distance romance with Ben
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