5 interesting facts about the new IPL anchor Erin Holland

5 interesting facts about the new IPL anchor Erin Holland

She was seen at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday.

Erin Holland
Erin Holland. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images for Qatar Airways)

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is up and running as the teams are eyeing outright victories over their respective opponents now. Star Sports is the official broadcaster of the tournament as they have roped in a lot of former cricketing legends to analyse the game before and after the game. Mayanti Langer has been hosting the show ever since the opening game of the season. However, a new face named Erin Holland was seen at the Wankhede Stadium which caught the spectators by a surprise.

Erin Holland is an Australian and has taken up the role from the upcoming game between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Delhi Daredevils (DD). She was seen taking interviews of the cricketers on the day.

Here we bring to you some of the interesting facts about her:

1. Birth and early life

Erin Victoria Holland was born on March 21 in 1989 in Cairns, Far North Queensland. Her parents are Trish and Mark Holland. She has been loving the music ever since she was 3 years old and throughout her schooling, she performed in Orchestras, Big Bands, Choirs, Wind Ensembles and many Musicals.

2. Singing career

Erin is a classically trained soprano singer and holds a Bachelor of Classical Voice degree from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She received a scholarship after graduating from Cairns State High School in 2006 and also bagged a scholarship from The Women’s College, University of Sydney. The talented lady has also achieved advanced qualifications in Classical Voice, Clarinet and Theory A.M.E.B examinations, Jazz and Tap dance examinations.

3. Miss World in 2013

Erin Holland was crowned Miss World Australia in July 2013 as she defeated 32 finalists on her way to the glory. She was also awarded the Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty, Oceania later in the same year and was placed in the Top 10 of the overall competition amongst the participants from 130 countries.

4. Charity work

Being the former Beauty Queen, Erin is the brand ambassador for the International Beauty with a Purpose Charity. She is actively involved in helping the Lilla Community, a remote indigenous community which is located in Northern Territory of Australia. Moreover, she is also associated with Variety, the Children’s Charity Make-A-Wish Foundation and Ronald McDonald Charity.

5. Girlfriend of a cricketer

Erin Holland is the girlfriend of Ben Cutting who is currently plying his trade in the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The duo is in the relationship since 2015 and now both are in India for their professional jobs.