Karachi: Seasoned first class all-rounder Babar Rehman produced a superb all-round show and helped defending champions Tapal Cricket Club secure their place in the quarterfinals of Aga Khan Gymkhana State-Life Ramazan Festival T-20 Cricket Tournament 2015 here at AKG Ground.
Tapal CC recorded a narrow one-wicket triumph against visiting Brother CC of Dadu.
By virtue of this result, Tapal CC topped Group A while Sojhla International (DG) also move in the quarterfinals as second placed Group A team.
Brother CC batted first in the match and put on board a competitive total of 169 runs before losing all of their wickets in 19.4 over. Zahid Mahmood top scored for the side with 31 off 19 balls. Babar Rehman grabbed four wickets for 19 runs.
Tapal CC in response reached the victory total for the loss of nine wickets in 20 overs. Babar Rehman hammered an unbeaten 43 off 20 balls with the help of five sixes and a four to play key role in Tapal CC triumph.