Paphos (Cyprus), November 6
Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma positioned himself well to make it to the third round after lightning forced an early stoppage in the second round of the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus showdown.
The top-32 players and ties will progress to the third round and only the top-16 will move to the final round. The scores will be reset for the third and fourth rounds.
Sharma was 5-under through 16 holes in the second round and his two-round total was 9-under. He was placed at tied-9th.
As many as 22 players finished their second round at 6-under or better. Another 11 players were at 6-under, but were yet to finish their rounds. Two more players were at 5-under.
However, SSP Chawrasia (73-67) will miss the cut. He was tied-63.
Jamie Donaldson (7-under through 15 holes in the second round) was leading the field at 12-under but James Morrison with a second round of 63 on top of a first round 68 was the clubhouse leader at 11-under.
Sharing the clubhouse lead with Morrison was Johannes Veerman (67-64). — PTI