Arjun Atwal (73) and Anirban Lahiri (75) are now even par and four-over for 54 holes and are placed Tied-58th and Tied-74th
Arjun Atwal added a second successive one-under 71 to get to two-under 140 and tied-36th place at the midway stage of the tournament. Anirban Lahiri followed up his first round 71 with another 71 to stay even par for 36 holes and is tied-67th
Anirban Lahiri had two birdies and two bogeys while Arjun Atwal had two birdies and one bogey. Atwal was tied-55th while Lahiri was tied-72nd.
Arjun Atwal gave away four shots in last three holes and a double bogey for a final two-over 72 to finish tied 52nd
Arjun Atwal is currently tied 47th after his two round total of even par 140
Arjun Atwal, the only Indian winner on the PGA Tour, has lost his Tour card and is trying to find his groove to get back into the elite Tour. He had two birdies and four bogeys
Jyoti Randhawa who was tied 28th with Chawrasia on Friday, got off to a flying start, getting birdies on the first and second holes.
The 24-year-old, who won two Asian Tour titles last year, fought back strongly with six birdies against two bogeys for a 70 that gave him a total of six-under 138.
Both Arjun Atwal and Daniel Chopra, playing with limited starts on PGA Tour this season, ended way down yesterday with negative points in the only event on the PGA Tour that is played on the Modified Stableford points system.
Arjun Atwal revived his career with his eighth Asian Tour victory in Dubai last year following a four-year winless streak and looks poised to weave his magic again.
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Arjun Atwal, Asia's number one in 2003, won the inaugural Dubai Open in December 2014. He will be a top contender for the Malaysian Open golf title.
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Arjun Atwal last won on the Asian Tour in 2008
Arjun Atwal fired four-under 68 for a three-day total of 10-under 206 while Shiv Kapur overcame two early bogeys to card three-under 69 to share the lead with South Africa's Jbe Kruger and South Korean teenager Wang Jeung-hun.
Shiv Kapur, who triumphed in Dubai on the European Challenge Tour at the end of last season, maintained his love affair with the vibrant city, holing out for a stunning two from the fairway at the par-four first hole before adding five more birdies against one bogey at the par-72 Els Club Dubai.
Arjun Atwal, who has been playing in Asia for past few weeks, shot a bogey free 67 and was tied third, while SSP Chowrasia, who has had some very good starts recently, had another with a round of 68, as did his Kolkata teammate Rahil Gangjee and both were tied seventh.
Arjun Atwal, who has been trying to re-discover his form on the Asian Tour last few weeks, started from the tenth and was one-over after five holes, but then fired four birdies in a row from 15th to 18th.