Anirban Lahiri, Rahil Gangjee in Line For Good Finishes in Singapore
Anirban Lahiri, seven-under after the second round, moved to 11-under for 54 holes to be 11th but the best Indian with one more round to go was still Rahil Gangjee (71) at 12-under in tied seventh place.
Anirban Lahiri carded a battling four-under 68 to give himself an outside chance for a second title in as many weeks at the Championship at Laguna National here on Saturday.
Lahiri, seven-under after the second round, moved to 11-under for 54 holes to be 11th but the best Indian with one more round to go was still Rahil Gangjee (71) at 12-under in tied seventh place.
Gangjee at 12-under was four shots behind co-leaders Dane Anders Hansen (67) and Thai Panuphol Pittyarat (69) who kept at least a share of the lead for the third day in a row.
Lahiri was five behind the leaders, while SSP Chowrasia (71) was lying 20th at nine-under, done in by two late bogeys on 16th and 17th.
Gangjee, who has not won on Asian Tour since his rookie year in 2004, suffered an early double bogey but stayed in the hunt four birdies and one bogey.
Lahiri, winner last week in the Indonesian Masters, had a bogey on second, but three birdies on third, eighth and ninth saw him turn in two-under. On the back nine he had three more birdies against one bogey.
Chowrasia had four birdies against three bogeys.
Chiragh Kumar (72) and Jeev Milkha Singh (74) are lying tied 55th and 66th after three rounds.
Pittayarat survived a late bogey scare but continued to take the third round lead with Hansen.
Hansen denied Panuphol the outright lead by signing for a 67 to share pole position with the 21-year-old Thai after compiling a three-day total of 16-under-par 200 at the USD 1.5 million event sanctioned by the Asian Tour and European Tour.