All-rounder, right-handed batter and bowler, played internationally for the Netherlands national team and debuted for Essex in 2003.
He studied at Fairbairn College where he played both rugby and cricket.
He made his first international appearance in 2006 against Sri Lanka.
He was raised in Port Elizabeth, South Africa by Dutch parents.
He was part of the Dutch team that upset Luke Wright and England in the 2009 ICC World Twenty20.