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The Crowns: India's Rahil Gangjee makes cut in Japan, lies Tied-34th

Rahil Gangjee makes cut in Japan, lies Tied-34th

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Rahil Gangjee ensured action over the weekend by adding a round of 71 to his first round of 70, making the cut comfortably at The Crowns on the Japan Tour.

Gangjee, a winner on the Japan Tour in 2018, is lying T-34th.

Earlier this season he missed the cut at SMBC Singapore Open, an event co-sanctioned by Asian and Japan Tour and then missed the midway cut at the Token Homemate Cup.

Gangjee, who was T-17th after the first round of 70 which had three birdies and three bogeys. He had two biries and three bogeys in the second round. His sole win on Japan Tour came in the Asia Pacific Panasonic Open in Japan in 2018.

Matthew Griffin jumped up to top of the leaderboard and was tied for the lead with a eigh-under 62 in the second round. He shot two-over 72 on the first day.

Griffin is tied with Daijiro Izumida. After a first round 66, he shot 68 in the second to get to six-under 134. Izumida achieved his breakthrough win on Japan Tour last year at Rizap KBC Augusta.

Five players are tied for third place at five-under.

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First Published: Fri, November 20 2020. 20:50 IST