SPORT

Ashok joins in lead

GURGAON, OCT. 7. Looking for a third straight title, Ashok Kumar joined overnight joint-leader Shamim Khan at the top with a second-round card of 69 in the HT Pro golf tournament at the Classic Golf Resort here on Thursday.

Shamim shot a 70 for a two-round tally of 135. Uttam Singh Mundy, the other overnight leader slipped to 138 after shooting a 73 today.

The scores:

Ashok Kumar (66, 69) and Shamim Khan (65, 70) 135; D. S. Raghuvanshi (71, 65) and Shiv Kapur (68,68) 136; Gaurav Ghei (70, 67), Mohammad Islam (68, 69) and Vivek Bhandari (68, 69) 137; C. Muniyappa (71, 67), Digvijay Singh (67, 71) and Uttam Singh Mundy (65, 73) 138; Gast Ram (71, 68), Mukesh Kumar (70, 69), Yusuf Ali (67, 72) and Vijay Kumar (66, 73).