Jbe Kruger of South Africa shot a 6-under 66 in the third round of the Avantha Masters to take a one-shot lead in the European Tour event.
Kruger fired two eagles and two birdies in a bogey-free round that helped him finish at 11-under 205, a stroke ahead of overnight leader Peter Whiteford of Scotland and two others.
Whiteford had a 72, while Marcel Siem of Germany shot a 68 and Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Gonnet a 69 to join the Scot on 206.
A further stroke behind were six players including Spaniard Jose Manuel Lara, who had nine birdies in a 64, the day's low score.
Peter Whiteford of Scotland shot a 4-under 68 on Friday for a two-shot lead after the second round of the Avantha Masters.
Peter Whiteford of Scotland shot a 4-under 68 Friday to take a two-shot lead after the second round of the Avantha Masters.
Avantha Masters Golf Scores Scores Thursday from the Avantha Masters, a $2.4 million European Tour event played at the 7,156-yard par-72 DLF Golf and Country Club in Gurgaon:
First Round Alejandro Canizares, Spain 32-34-66
Peter Whiteford, Scotland 35-31-66
Federico Colombo, Italy 33-34-67
Jamie Donaldson, Wales 34-34-68
Jean-Baptiste Gonnet, France 35-33-68