Wicket-keeper who made his senior career debut in 2004 for Worcestershire, and joined Surrey in 2010; the first openly gay international cricket player.
He attended King Charles I school, and began playing youth cricket for Wercestershire in 2001.
He competed for England's Under 19 team in the Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh in 2004, and averaged 55.25 from six innings.
He was born and raised in Bromsgrove, Wercestershire, where he began his career.
In 2009 he joined England's test squad at the praise of Geoff Miller, England's chairman of selectors.