Cricketer from New Zealand known for his play with teams like the Melbourne Renegades in The Big Bash League. He has also represented his home country at the Cricket World Cup and the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
He was born in Masterton, New Zealand and made his first class debut for Central Districts in 2002.
In 2013, he was put into a medically-induced coma following an assault on him outside a bar in Christchurch that left him with a collapsed lung and a fractured skull.
He was abandoned by his parents at a young age and spent his adolescence sleeping at friend's houses.
He played alongside team captain Daniel Vettori on the New Zealand squad which made the semi-finals of the 2011 Cricket World Cup.