Chandigarh's Abhijit Singh Chadha and Greater Noida's Mandeo Singh Pathania shared the halfway lead at the Rs 1 crore CG Open 2015 with identical totals of seven-under-133.
While Chadha shot the day's joint best of five-under-65 in round two, Pathania produced a two-under-68 on a high-scoring day at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club (BPGC).
Six golfers — Sri Lankan N Thangaraja, Noida's Gaurav Pratap Singh, Lucknow's Sanjeev Kumar, Chandigarh's Sujjan Singh, Delhi's Vinod Kumar and Gurgaon-based Digvijay Singh — were tied at third with scores of six-under-134.
With the cut being declared at two-over-142, fifty-one professionals made the cut.
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