Peter is recognised as one of the best fast bowlers in the world and has been an established member of the Australian cricket team. He has over 200 test match wickets, has been ranked #7 in the world and is one of the few bowlers to have taken a hat-trick in a Test. He has taken five wickets in an innings on eight occasions.
He has also contributred with the bat and was the first no.9 to score a Test 50 in both innings, and became the 100th Australian to score over 1000 test match runs.. Following a determined recovery from a stress fracture, Peter was recognised for his committment to recovering his health and fitness. Peter and his wife rescue and rehome dogs and several of their own. Their dogs were a big part of their wedding.