Oliver Fisher and Eddie Pepperell tied at the top in Qatar

English pair Oliver Fisher and Eddie Pepperell are two shots clear at the top of the leaderboard after three rounds of the Qatar Masters.

Having been tied for second overnight, Pepperell shot a six-under round of 66 – birdieing the par-five 18th to reach 16 under par.

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But that was only good enough to draw him level with Fisher, who had eight birdies in his round and finished with four in a row to power up the leaderboard.

The pair are two shots clear of America’s Sean Crocker, who is alone in third after a 67 took him to 14 under.

And he is two shots clear of a five-strong group at 12 under, comprising David Horsey (65), Andrea Pavan (67), Lorenzo Gagli (67), Marcus Kinhult (67) and Gregory Havret (70).

Adrian Otaegui began the day in the lead but is now five shots back after a disappointing 73.