Kartik Sharma is now in second place in Phuket, while Mane is in sixth place.

Indias Kartik Sharma takes his first pro title at Blue Canyon Classic in Phuket . Sharma is one shot behind leader Denwit Boriboonsub (66) on the Asian Development Tour .

PHUKET: Indias Kartik Sharma, a left-hander with a lot of promise and a slew of Top-10 finishes on his domestic Tour, shot a sizzling 67 on Saturday to take his first pro title at the Blue Canyon Classic on the Asian Development Tour.Sharma, who had carded 66 in the first round, is now T-2 with three others and is just one shot behind leader Denwit Boriboonsub (66), a Thai teenager.Kartik is second behind Shahriffuddin Ariffin (69-64), Witchyapat SInsrang (67-66), and Swede Filip Lundell (66-67), who suffered a terrifying scooter accident on the eve of the tournament.After a brilliant 63 on the first day, first-round leader Udayan Mane shot even par 71 with three birdies and three bogeys.

Five of the eight Indians who made it this week made it to the playoffs.M Dharma (66-71) at T-28, Yuvraj Sandhu (70-68) at T-37, and Yashas Chandra (68-71) at T-46 were the others to make the cut in the Beautiful Thailand Swing event.The cut was made at 3-under.Divyanshu Bajaj (71-73), Karan Vasudeva (77-70), and Chiragh Kumar, who retired due to illness, were among the Indians not making it to the cut.

It will be a tight final round with up to 35 players within five strokes of Boriboonsub, who finished Tied-second behind compatriot Phachara Khongwatmai at the Laguna Phuket Championship in December on the Asian Tour.For the first time, Boriboonsub made it into the top 500 of the world.