Result: Rafa Cabrera-Bello shoots 65 to lead Qatar Masters

Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain waves to the crowd after his birdie on the 16th hole during the second round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at Doha Golf Club on January 23, 2014
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Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello leads by two shots at the halfway stage of the Qatar Masters.

Rafa Cabrera-Bello has recorded a second-round 65 to move to the top of the leaderboard at the Qatar Masters.

The Spaniard hit eight birdies during Thursday's play to open up a two-shot advantage over South Africa's George Coetzee.

The first-round leader followed up his 64 on Wednesday with a solid round of 69 to remain ahead of a group of three players by one shot.

Englishmen Steve Webster and Matthew Baldwin are joined by Johan Carlsson in a tie for third place, with Tom Lewis a shot further adrift on nine-under-par.

Sergio Garcia recorded a five-under-par round of 67 to move into 23rd position, while world number three Henrik Stenson will begin the final two rounds in 28th spot.

George Coetzee of South Africa plays his second shot on the ninth hole during the second round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at Doha Golf Club on January 23, 2014
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