Jeev tied eighth after second round of Dubai Desert Calssic

Jeev, who started on the tenth, opened with a birdie and added three more on 15th, 16th and 18th and then a fifth birdie on first as he moved into the top-five.

updated: February 01, 2013 23:41 IST
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Dubai: Jeev Milkha Singh went one step better than his opening round, carding a brilliant five-under 67 on day two to move into the top-10 at the midway stage of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Friday.

Jeev, who carded 68 in the first round, took his total to nine-under 135, to stay just three shots behind the leader, Richard Sterne, who birdied the final hole at Emirates Golf Club to secure a narrow one shot halfway lead.

Also making the cut for the third week in a row was SSP Chowrasia, who shot two-under 70, after carding 69 in the opening round, to total five-under 139. He was tied 42nd as the cut fell at three-under.

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