Born in New Zealand and brought up in Australia, Luke Ronchi is a wicket-keeper-batsman, who has played for both the countries. He migrated to Perth at a very early age and played First-Class cricket for Western Australia. Even during the early part of his career, Ronchi was known for playing powerful shots. With an impressive 2007-08 domestic season, he was called as a replacement for Brad Haddin against the West Indies. In the four ODIs Ronchi played, he showed his skill with the bat and behind the stumps. Ronchi has been considered as a specialist in the shorter formats of the game. He has been a regular member of the ODI and T20I squads since his New Zealand debut. He has played some crucial innings coming down the order.