Result: England seven down at tea against Sri Lanka

England reach 173-7 at tea on the final day of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley to leave them 177 runs from victory.

England have lost the wickets of Joe Root and Matt Prior to leave them 177 runs from victory on 173-7 at tea on the final day of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley.

England's Joe Root plays a shot during the fifth and final days play in the second Test cricket match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds, England on June 24, 2014© Getty Images

Starting on 83-5, the hosts added 90 runs to their total before heading back to the pavilion ahead of the final session.

Root reached 31 before he was bowled by Nuwan Pradeep, while Prior was dismissed by Dhammika Prasad for 10 following a lengthy review.

Moeen Ali (56 not out) and Chris Jordan (9 not out) will resume at the crease when play continues.

England's Stuart Broad celebrates taking another wicket during the fourth Ashes Test with Australia on August 12, 2013
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