Made his T20I debut for Australia against the West Indies in Bridgetown in June 2008 and made his Kiwi debut against Bangladesh in Mirpur in November 2013. Playing in his second ICC WT20.
He is the only man to play international cricket for both Australia and New Zealand.
Won successive player of the match awards for his unbeaten innings of 48 and 51 against the West Indies in T20I matches in January 2014.
In January 2015, he hit an unbeaten 170 off 99 balls against Sri Lanka in Dunedin. This was the highest by a batsman batting seven or lower in ODI cricket.
On his Test debut against England in Leeds later that year he hit 88 from just 70 balls, the second-fastest innings ever on Test debut of fifty or more runs.