The seasoned Jyoti Randhawa and PGTI legend Mukesh Kumar turned in identical cards of five-under 67 to be in joint lead at the halfway stage on the fog-hit opening day of the Panasonic Open.
Gaganjeet Bhullar of India on Monday won the USD 300,000 BANK BRI-JCB Indonesia Open for the second time in his career after closing with a four-under-par 68.
Jeev Milkha Singh produced a bogey-free round of 66 to take an outright lead into the final round of the Bank BRI-JCB Indonesia Open on Saturday.
As Jeev finished at six-under for the week, another player scoring well on the final day for a decent upward move was Shiv Kapur with a week's best of 67 that took him to tied 24th place at two-under.
Lahiri (73-78) and Jeev (76-79) had to play 36 holes on a long and tough day on Friday and then waited to see how the scores would go on Saturday, when the second round ended.
Experienced Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh will make his fifth appearance at the US Open next week
SSP Chawrasia had three birdies against one bogey, while Jeev Milkha Singh struck an eagle, a birdie and two bogeys, one of them on his first hole.
Jeev endured a painful finish with three bogeys in succession but managed to finish the second round at two-over 74 to be tied 33rd in Anahita, Mauritius, on Friday.
Kapur, winless on Asian Tour since 2005, and still looking for his maiden success on the European Tour, has been in form, notching up top-10 finishes at the Hero Indian Open and the Panasonic Open in Japan.
Chawrasia carded three-over on the second day to aggregate even-par 144, while Jeev, two-under overnight, had a disastrous quadruple bogey on par-four 14th and was three-over in eight holes.
Chawrasia, winner of the Hero Indian Open this season, was lying tied 22nd and Jeev, winner of the event in 2006, was tied 39th.
Riding on three successive top-10 finishes Peter, first appeared in India in 2012, may well be a challenger on Sunday.
Jeev, who shot his third successive rounds in the 60s after an opening 73, finished the week with a five-under 67 that saw him total 11-under 277.
Jeev Milkha Singh showed glimpses of his old form with a round of 69 that took him to tied 22 at the end of the third round of the True Thailand Classic.
Jeev carded three-over 75 in the second round after his first-round 76 to miss out on cut. Cabrera-Bello shot second successive five-under 67 to take lead in Dubai on Saturday.
Other than Jeev Milkha Singh, Darren Clarke, Matthew Fitzpatrick and Victor Dubuisson have also confirmed their participation for the Maybank Malaysian Open, starting in Kuala Lumpur this month.
The biennial team event between Asian and European golf teams starts in Shah Alam, Malaysia, on Friday. Anirban Lahiri and SSP Chawrasia are other two Indians participating in the competition.
India's Jeev Milkha Singh on Thursday took into consideration a variety of factors to choose his six pairs for the opening day's fourballs in the EurAsia Cup golf presented by DRB-HICOM in Malaysia.
Jeev feels if his Team Asia players are relaxed they will give their best against Darren Clarke-led Team Europe at the EurAsia Cup, starting in Shah Alam, Malaysia, on Friday.
Jeev on Friday said he is confident of being the first captain to win the EurAsia Cup outrightly against Europe next week at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club.
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