After a short break it is time to get stuck in and start preparing for the third Test. Everyone is looking forward to the match, especially after our great win at Lord's, and it's exciting to be back training for what will hopefully be another clinical performance when we get underway at Edgbaston.
Jesse Hogan, Worcester Could there be anything more inspiring for one team, and demoralising for their opponents, than watching one of their players produce a stand-out batting innings and then fire with the new ball?
Greg Baum Dominated in the first Test, domineering in the second, Australia enters the third as a curious mixture of invincibility and mortality.
Chris Barrett The veteran opener had been considered a long shot to recover from an ear issue in time for the third match of the series but the signs were good for him on Monday.
Jesse Hogan, Worcester The Southern Stars will go into the pivotal Test of the women's Ashes series with soaring confidence after they again thrashed England on the back of key performances from Ellyse Perry and captain Meg Lanning, to take the lead in the seven-match series.
Chris Barrett A device used for producing a different kind of grass will be key to what kind of pitch the next leg of the series is played on at Edgbaston.
Chris Barrett England's request for more life in the pitch for this week's third Ashes Test has been welcomed by one of Australia's fast bowling trio, who he says are "licking our lips" at the prospect of more pace in the Edgbaston wicket this week.
Daniel Lane Former Test cricketer Gavin Robertson said Brad Haddin appeared as though he would be the first player to challenge Cricket Australia's admirable "family first" policy which has been interpreted by some to mean players would not be penalised for pulling out of the national team because of a family drama.
Jesse Hogan, Worcester The provision of reserve days for the one-dayers in the women's Ashes series has saved the third match of the series from being washed out.
Chris Barrett The Australian opener trained in Birmingham on Sunday for the first time since the dizzy spell that prompted him to retire hurt at Lord's a week ago.