The Indian team totalled 18-over in the third round with Rashid Khan (76), Abhishek Jha (78) and Pawan Kumar’s (80) scores being considered for the team total. The fourth member of the team, Karan Vasudeva, carded 81.
South Korea, with a total of nine-under, inched towards winning the championship, holding a commanding 13-shot lead over the team from Chinese Taipei, who are at four-over for the tournament.
The Japanese team, with another good showing in the third round, continued at third place.
Australia, who have won the Nomura Cup on each of the last five occasions, will have to pull off a miracle if they hope to keep their streak alive as they are currently 36 strokes behind the leaders.
Delhi’s Rashid once again emerged as the best Indian performer with a round of four-over 76 but that didn’t prevent him from moving down three places in the individual standings, and he is currently tied for 28th place.
Koreans CW Han and MH Kim hold the top two spots in the individual category at five-under and three-under respectively.