ISLAMABAD - Sparking batting performance by Sohail Tanveer (93) helped Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) reach the semi-final of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Cup by registering seven-wicket win against Sui Southern Gas Corporation (SSGC) at KRL Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi on Friday. Earlier, lanky fast bowler Sohail Tanveer snared two wickets to restrict SSGC at 233 with the support of other teammates Yasir Arfat, Nauman Ali, Mohammad Wasim, who shared each two wickets for KRL. Asif (53), Ahmed Zeeshan (50) and Ashraf Ali (29) were the main scorer for the losers. KRL got their target in the 43rd over of the match. Sohail Tanveer played an excellent innings of 93 runs in just 113 balls with the help of eight fours and a big six and proved himself an all-rounder. Zulfiqar Jan (50), Rizwan (43 not out) and Azhar Ali (20) were the major contributors for KRL. Muhammad Kasif (2 for 48) and Sohail Khan (1 for 32) did well with the ball for SSGC. SCOREBOARD SSGC, innings: 233 all out in 45.1 overs): Asif Zakir c Ali Khan b Sohail Tanvir 53 Wajid Ali lbw b Shoaib Akhtar 24 Zeeshan c Ali Khan b Yasir Arafat 50 Saeed Bin Nasir lbw b Nauman Ali 0 Ashraf Ali c Shoaib Akhtar b Nauman 29 Haaris Ayaz run out 12 Sajid Qureshi b Yasir Arafat 21 Adnan Malik b Mohammad Wasim 15 Sohail Khan c Asif b Sohail Tanvir 8 Mohammad Kashif not out 2 Shakeel-ur-Rehman b Wasim 0 EXTRAS: (6 lb, 5 nb, 8 w) 19 TOTAL: (all out, 45.1 overs) 233 Fall of wickets: 1-44, 2-121, 3-121, 4-151, 5-183, 6-190, 7-217, 8-227, 9-233, 10-233 BOWLING: Shoaib Akhtar 8-1-36-1 Sohail Tanvir 10-0-78-2 Yasir Arafat 9-0-49-2 Nauman Ali 10-0-34-2 Mohammad Wasim 8.1-0-30-2 KRL innings: Azhar Ali c Ahmed Zeeshan b Kashif 20 Sohail Tanvir b Mohammad Kashif 93 Zulfiqar Jan c Ashraf Ali b Sohail Khan 50 Rizwan Ahmed not out 43 Ali Khan not out 11 EXTRAS: (2 b, 4 lb, 11 w) 17 TOTAL: (3 wickets, 42.2 overs) 234 Fall of wickets: 1-62, 2-177, 3-179 BOWLING: Sohail Khan 10-0-32-1 Shakeel-ur-Rehman 8-1-49-0 Mohammad Kashif 7.2-0-48-2 Adnan Malik 6-0-28-0 Haaris Ayaz 4-0-31-0 Asif Zakir 5-0-27-0 Saeed Bin Nasir 2-0-13-0 Toss: SSGC won the toss and decided to bat Result: KRL won by 7 wickets Points: KRL 4; SSGC 0 Umpires: Ghaffar Kazmi, Qaiser Waheed Referee: Arshad Pervez