Soweto, Feb 28:
Sharmila Nicollet picked up three birdies en route a one-over 73 that carried her to tied-sixth at the end of the second round of the Joburg Ladies Open at the Soweto Country Club on the Sunshine Ladies Tour, here.
After a four-over 76 in the first round at the end of which she was T-16, Sharmila is nine shots behind runaway leader, Czech player Sideri Vanova (69-71) at four-under. Monique Smit (71-76) celebrating her birthday, was second at three-over 147. Three player, Zhen Bontan of the Netherlands and South Africans Lindi Coetzee and Kim Williams were four-over 148 in tied-third place.
Sharmila, who has been playing in South Africa for the past few weeks, finished-13 at the South African Women’s Masters and before that she was T-20 at the Dimension Data Ladies. She won the Pro-Am Team competition, too, that week.