Pop star Olly Murs watches as Suffolk cricket battle Hertfordshire at Copdock

Singer Olly Murs watches the match as Suffolk face Hertfordshire at Copdock.
Picture by ASHLEY PICK

Singer Olly Murs watches the match as Suffolk face Hertfordshire at Copdock. Picture by ASHLEY PICKERING

Suffolk cricket had an unlikely celebrity fan watching on as they battled Hertfordshire in the Minor Counties Championship yesterday – pop star Olly Murs.

Olly Murs relaxes with a friend as he watches the Suffolk v Hertfordshire cricket match at Copdock.

Olly Murs relaxes with a friend as he watches the Suffolk v Hertfordshire cricket match at Copdock. Picture: ASHLEY PICKERING

Murs, from Witham, is more well known as a football fan and player – he’s on the books of Coggeshall Town, has also played for Witham and is known to be a huge Manchester United fan.

Of course, he recently wowed crowds at Colchester United’s Weston Homes Stadium too.

Suffolk's Hugo Douglas bowls to Alex Axon.
Picture: ASHLEY PICKERING

Suffolk's Hugo Douglas bowls to Alex Axon. Picture: ASHLEY PICKERING

Yesterday, X Factor star Murs watched on at Copdock as Eastern Division table-toppers Suffolk hosted Hertfordshire on day one of three in the Unicorns Championship clash.

And he saw a fairly even day, with Hertfordshire impressing on the way to 328 for 9.

The scene as Suffok play Hertfordshire at Copdock. Picture: ASHLEY PICKERING

The scene as Suffok play Hertfordshire at Copdock. Picture: ASHLEY PICKERING

Tom Rash took three wickets, while Hugo Douglas claimed two. Suffolk finished on 42-1 in reply.


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