Australian all-rounder who found success in all three formats of the game. He was named Australian ODI and T20 Player of the Year three times each and Test Player of the Year once, and he also won two Allan Border Medals.
He earned a scholarship to the AIS Australian Cricket Academy and made his domestic first-class debut with Tasmania.
He won four consecutive Player of the Match Awards during the 2012 ICC World Twenty20; he was also named Player of the Series. He was the top-ranked T20 all-rounder for 120 consecutive weeks from late 2011 to early 2014.
He married Lee Furlong, a former presenter with Fox Sports. He has two children.