Singapore, 02-05-2014

Gangjee rises to tied fifth

Four other Indians make cut

Rahil Gangjee followed up his opening round 66 with a 67 in round two to rise to tied fifth place at The Championship in Singapore. Gangjee, the highest-placed Indian, currently lies two strokes off the lead at 11-under-133. Panuphol Pittayarat of Thailand is the leaderat 13-under-131.

Rahil, who had a bogey-free opening round, sank a whopping nine birdies against two bogeys and a double-bogey on Friday. 

SSP Chowrasia fired a second straight 68 to move up from overnight tied 26th to tied 15th at eight-under-136.

PGTI member Mithun Perera (65-71) of Sri Lanka slipped from tied sixth to join Chowrasia in tied 15th after a 71 on day two.

Asian Tour Order of Merit leader Anirban Lahiri (67-70) lies tied 24th at seven-under-137. 

Jeev Milkha Singh and Chiragh Kumar were the other two Indians to make the cut. Both Jeev and Chiragh were in tied 48th position at five-under-139. 

The Indians who missed the halfway cut of four-under-140 were Digvijay Singh (three-under-141), Rashid Khan (two-under-142), Shiv Kapur (two-under-142), Himmat Rai (even-par-144) and Jyoti Randhawa (five-over-149).

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