English cricketer Nick Compton dating Princess Diana's niece

London, April 13 (ANI): Nick Compton, grandson of the great Denis Campton and Lady Kitty Spencer, niece of Princess Diana, have decided to go public with their romance when they stepped out together at a Lord's dinner.

The Somerset player, who was named as one of Wisden's Cricketer of the Year at the dinner, received a hug from his 22-year-old girlfriend after he received his award for becoming England's leading run scorer, the Daily Express reported.

A diner told the publication that the pair seemed very fond of each other.

It was revealed on Friday that the 29-year-old Compton was smitten with the blonde beauty after the duo began exchanging messages on Twitter. (ANI)