Left-arm medium-fast bowler who made his international debut for South Africa in 2009; played for the Chevrolet Warriors from 2006 to 2012 before joining the Sunfoil Dolphins.
He grew up playing sports in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
As part of the South African team, he reached the quarterfinals of the 2011 World Cup.
His father, brother, and sister played rugby, and his mother played netball.
He became teammates with opening bowler Dale Steyn on the South African national team.