Shiv Kapur of India and Unho Park of Australia have finished the second round of the Johnnie Walker Classic today on 10 under par.
Peter Lawrie was the top-placed Irish golfer, but he is well off the pace on four under par.
Elsewhere, it was not a good day for the Irish, as the remaining competitors missed the cut of one under par.
Graeme McDowell bowed out on one over par. Paul McGinely’s 72 was not enough to recover, and he finished on two over par.
Damien McGrane had a mountain to climb after yesterday’s 74, and his 75 today left him on five over par.
Phillip Archer was on target all day as he shot the tournament's best round so far with an eight-under-par 64.
Graeme Storm blitzed the DLF Golf and Country Club course with a six-under 66 as the English duo moved to eight-under 136 for the tournament, two strokes behind Kapur (65) and Park (66).
Indian ace Jyoti Randhawa (65) and little-known Japanese player Taichiro Kiyota (67) are tied for third place on nine under while Storm and Archer are in a four-way tie for fifth with world number five Adam Scott of Australia (68) and Spain's Jose Manuel Lara (67).
Richard Finch is also handily placed in a four-way tie for ninth on seven under with a group of six players including world number 11 Vijay Singh and local favourite Jeev Milkha Singh a further stroke back.
Ian Poulter and Colin Montgomerie will not be around for the weekend though. Poulter missed the halfway cut of two-under 142 despite firing a valiant 68 to finish on even par while Montgomerie's 76 left him on six over.