Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton is the sports editor for brisbanetimes.com.au.

Sheffield Shield: Bulls v Redbacks

Chris Hartley

Phil Lutton We're live at the Gabba as the Bulls open their Shield defence against the Redbacks.

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Aussie batsman David Warner masters cricket's mind games

David Warner.

Phil Lutton David Warner believes series of sessions with sports psychologist has him primed to fire in Ashes opener.

David Warner in right state of mind for Australia as psychology sessions pay off

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 12:  David Warner speaks to media during the Australia Test Squad Announcement at the National Cricket Centre on November 12, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Phil Lutton Refreshed and reinvented, Australian opener David Warner believes a pivotal series of sessions with a sports psychologist has him primed to fire in next week's Ashes opener in Brisbane.

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Analyse This: Warner credits psychologist with batting turnaround

David Warner

Phil Lutton Refreshed and reinvented, Australian opener David Warner believes a pivotal series of sessions with a sports psychologist has him primed to fire in next week's Ashes opener in Brisbane.

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After 49 years, what to expect from the Proteas Test

Peter Siddle and James Pattinson will need to match the South African quicks this summer.

Phil Lutton With just two weeks until the First Test against South Africa, here's what we need to be talking about as we count down to the start of the international summer...

Bulls too good for Redbacks in Gabba rout

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Phil Lutton Live: Bulls v Redbacks

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Tough customer given his chance

Rob Quiney

Phil Lutton Victorian Rob Quiney, a blue-collar cricketer about to add a baggy green to his work uniform, believes his forging in Sheffield Shield cricket holds him in good stead to thwart a stacked South...

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All-rounder's injury puts Australia in a spin

Nathan Lyon

Phil Lutton Shane Watson's injury will tempt Australia to roll into Brisbane with four fast bowlers.

Five-question haul: Australia’s moment of truth

James Pattinson

Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau and Phil Lutton With the opening Test of the summer starting tomorrow, Fairfax cricket writers Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau and Phil Lutton discuss what looms as an intriguing match against South Africa.

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Timeline: Rebels, Winners, Losers and Expo 88

Kim hughes

Phil Lutton 1963 In the 548th Test on record, South Africa played Australia in Brisbane, with the match ending in a draw.

Khawaja's timely ton

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 04: Usman Khawaja hits the ball for a six during day three of the Sheffield Shield match between the Queensland Bulls and the New South Wales Blues at Allan Border Field on November 4, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by David Hardenberg/Getty Images)

Phil Lutton WHILE the rain tumbled down all day at the Gabba, the runs flowed for Usman Khawaja in Tasmania.

Khawaja ton a timely reminder for selectors

Phil Lutton Usman Khawaja puts his name back in the minds of Test selectors with a classy century.

Khawaja out but not down: Lehmann

Usman Khawaja, Prime Minister's XI 2013

Phil Lutton Queensland Bulls coach Darren Lehmann says Usman Khawaja is disappointed with his axing from the Test squad but remains determined to work his way back to the national side.

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Cutting it fine: bowler faces fitness test

Phil Lutton Queensland fast bowler Ben Cutting will have an all-or-nothing tilt at selection for the Sheffield Shield final this morning when he undergoes a fitness test at the Gabba.

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McDermott a wild card for Bulls

Queensland Bulls quick Alister McDermott.

Phil Lutton Tasmania head into the Sheffield Shield final with the find of the season in Jackson Bird, but Bulls captain James Hopes believes he has a wild card of his own in young quick Alister McDermott.

Hartley shines as Bulls win the Shield

Chris Hartley

Phil Lutton Chris Hartley is a man who has spent his cricketing career in the grey areas of national selection, which is why few players in the country deserve a slice of the spotlight as much as the Bulls...

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