Australian Bree Arthur posted a second round score of 2 under par to be in Tied 10th position going to the weekend of Omega Dubai Ladies Masters.
Arthur is coming off a good form from last weekend's showing in India, after sharing the lead going into the final round.
World No.6 Shanshan Feng is in a prime position in the tournament, taking a 4 shot lead after shooting a 7 under 65 in the morning round of Day 2.
Other Australians mounting a charge include Sarah Kemp (T20), Kristie Smith (T28), Stacey Keating (T28), Nikki Garrett (T35), Stephanie Na (56).
Lynette Brooky, Rachel Bailey, Rebecca Artis, Karen Lunn missed the cut.