England's Alastair Cook looks on during the presentations after South Africa won the third cricket test match at Lord's in London August 20, 2012. England test captain Andrew Strauss has announced his retirement from professional cricket, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on August 29, 2012. Strauss, 35, was appointed skipper in 2009 and took England to the top of the test rankings last year. One-day captain Alastair Cook will replace Strauss at the helm. Picture taken August 20, 2012.