Made his T20I debut against India in Johannesburg in March 2012. Playing in his third ICC WT20.
He was named the South Africa T20 player of the year at the 2012 awards which pushed him into the national side.
Quick between the wickets, he is a superb fielder, particularly at point or in the gully.
Played four matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, the highlight being an unbeaten 64 from just 31 balls against the UAE in Wellington.