KARACHI - Experienced M Muneer gained unbeatable 11-stroke lead in the Byco 13th Sindh Open Golf as he surged past a strong field of opponents firing five-under-par 67 for a total of 133 at the end of the second penultimate round at the Arabian Sea Country Club course here Saturday. Muneer had shared top of the leader board on first day with six-under-66 with Ansar Mahmood and at his best in the penultimate round. Ansar ended the day at par-72 finishing in second place with an overall total of 138. Defending champion Shabbir Iqbal repeated his first day score of 71 to end up joint fifth with 142. With just a day to go Munir Ahmed looked all set to clinch the title and the lucrative first prize. Munir displayed a craftsmanship despite strong wind under cloudy conditions to fire 5-under-par 67 to finish the day as sole leader with an aggregate of133. Munir continued with his putting touch. His score was laced with as many six more birdies including an eagle on-hole-one, two and three and one bogey on 12th hole. Muneers Islamabad city-mate Ansar left five stroke behind after he ended the second round with par 72 round among the pack of 89 golfers in Rs.1.1 million prize money competition. Ansar of Pakistan Navy also made half a dozen birdies after starting the day with double bogey on hole one. Lahores Shahid Javed Khan of Royal Palm Club jumped to third spot with total of 141 after rounds of 71 and 70. He started with three straight on first three holes and played 32 at front nine and added two more birdies at back nine including a bogey on hole 12th. Defending Champion Shabbir Iqbal, the winner of CNS Golf last week was joint fourth nine strokes behind the leader with total of 142 with identical rounds of 71-71. Ghani Khan of KGC retained his senior professional crown with three stroke lead over M Ilyas of Lahore Gymkhana. Ghani after playing first round of 70 added par 72-round to end with total 142 to get the top slot. M Ilyas and Abdul Hameed finished second and third respectively. Muhammad Shafique of Lahore Gymkhana and Hasan Akbar of ASCC were joint third with total of 147.