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Live Reporting

Alex Bysouth, Saj Chowdhury and Steve Sutcliffe

All times stated are UK

  1. Goodbye

    Remember you can catch all Friday's highlights on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, the BBC Sport website and our mobile app from 23:25 GMT.

    And you can watch all the best passages of play and key moments like Bryson DeChambeau's lost ball, on the BBC Sport website.

    Obviously we'll be back for the conclusion of the second round and kicking on to the third round from 12:30 GMT on Saturday.

    So we shall see you then. Take care and thanks for joining us.

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    Video caption: England's Danny Willett birdies last to card six-under par 66
  2. Post update

    Well what another fabulous day of golf at Augusta.

    Dustin Johnson is among four players to lead the Masters at nine under par after setting the clubhouse lead with Justin Thomas, Abraham Ancer and Cameron Smith all sitting alongside the world number one.

    But what about the British players...

    Tommy Fleetwood and 2016 champion Danny Willett both hit six-under-par 66s to get to seven under with Justin Rose.

    And Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy also shot a 66 to make amends for a below par performance on Thursday.

    You can read all about that in our report.

  3. Leaderboard

    -9 Ancer (F*), Smith (F), Thomas (F*), D.Johnson (F*)

    -8 Cantlay (F*), Im (F*), Matsuyama (15), Rahm (12)

    -7 Willett (F*), Fleetwood (F), Rose (F*), Pan (16*), Oosthuizen (12)

    -6 Munoz (F), Frittelli (F), Reed (11), Casey (11), Schauffele (F*)

    Selected others:

    -5 Mickelson (F*), Koepka (F*)

    -4 Fowler (F*), Woods (10)

    -3 Augenstein (A) (F*), McIlroy (F*)

    -2 Westwood (13*), Poulter (9)

    -1 Kuchar (13*), Finau (11)

    E Day (10*), Spieth (10)

  4. Matsuyama within a stroke of the lead

    Matsuyama -8 (15)

    Not even that shirt could keep Japan's Hideki Matsuyama going.

    It did help him finish with a birdie though to move one stroke off the lead. Who needs lamps and torches.

  5. Matsuyama using the brightness of his shirt to see!

    Matsuyama -7 (14)

    Alistair Bruce-Ball

    BBC Radio 5 live commentator

    Hideki Matsuyama

    Most players stopped but not Hideki Matsuyama. I think he's using the brightness of his shirt to see. Those pink stripes are very vibrant.

  6. Post update

    Willett -7 (F*)

    If you missed it England's Danny Willet produced a superb 66 on Friday to put himself in contention for his second green jacket.

    The video below pretty much captures his feel on the greens...

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  7. Birdies for Thomas

    Thomas -9 (F)

    From a little earlier today, the birdies that put Justin Thomas joint top of the pile....

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    Video caption: Back-to-back birdies put Justin Thomas into share of the lead on day two of the Masters
  8. Final birdie for Matsuyama

    Matsuyama -8 (15)

    Hideki Matsuyama might well be playing by torchlight in a minute. He's decided to play his third on the 15th, a chip on to the green.

    It's a bit of a bump and run. And it pulls up six feet short. Is he going to carry on? He's pulled his putter from the bag. Will it be worth it? You bet.

    Nice birdie and he is one off the lead.

  9. Post update

    A miners helmet with lamp would come in handy right now for those still out on the course...

  10. Casey calls it a day

    Casey -6 (11)

    Paul Casey looks like he's marking his ball on the 12th. The green will be cut and rolled before he takes his putt in the morning, so maybe a wise choice.

    Jamie Donaldson, speaking on BBC commentary yesterday, also said it's harder to read the greens in the fading light.

  11. Post update

    Rahm -8, DeChambeau +2, Oosthuizen -7 (12)

    "That's unfortunate" mutters Bryson DeChambeau as his ball stops short of trickling back into Rae's Creek on 13.

    No mishaps and he's on the dancefloor in two. I'd have thought he'd be happy with that.

  12. Klaxon sounds

    Officials have called an end to the day's play. Time to decide if you fancy finishing your hole or not.

    Hideki Matsuyama is on the par-five 15th and clearly doesn't want to open up with a 250-yard second shot over the pond so plays on. He tugs his ball left of the green but at least it's dry.

  13. Post update

    Westwood -2 (13*)

    You'll be pushed to see a better wedge shot out of the sand than the one Lee Westwood has just played on the fourth.

    Sublime. Saves par and probably a decent one to call it a night on.

  14. Post update

    Casey -6 (11)

    Paul Casey hits a terrific tee shot on the par-three 12th before asking the official with his group how long is left before the klaxon sounds to end play.

    Even if it sounds before he has chance to hit his putt, he can decide if he wants to finish the hole he is playing, or mark his ball and come back tomorrow to start with a birdie putt.

  15. Post update

    -6 Casey (11)

    Paul Casey is on the 11th, looking to try and atone for the dropped shot on the 10th. About eight feet, curling from right to left.

    He's walking after that as he hits it. Putt pulls up short. Par decent on 11 though.

    No birdies in round two for the Englishman yet.

  16. Post update

    Rahm -8, DeChambeau +2, Oosthuizen -7 (12)

    Jon Rahm does not like the look of that.

    Looks like his hand just slipped off the grip there and he'll find himself down in the pine needles over on the right once he gets down there.

  17. Westwood drops back

    Westwood -2 (12*)

    One thing Lee Westwood didn't do on the front nine on Thursday was drop a shot.

    You guessed it. He's done just that after making a hash of his second and not giving his third enough welly.

  18. Post update

    Woods -4, Lowry E, Ogletree E (10)

    A little shake of the head from Tiger Woods. He's in for par at 10 but wanted more. A 20-foot birdie putt just came up a touch short. Still a decent round so far from the 15-time major champion, positioning himself nicely for a charge on Saturday.

  19. Post update

    Casey -6 (10)

    That's a tremendous approach from Paul Casey at 11, plugging right into the turf as it drops. A good chance to claw back that dropped shot at the first attempt.

  20. Rahm edges closer to leaders

    Rahm -8, DeChambeau +2, Oosthuizen -7 (12)

    Birdies for DeChambeau and Rahm on 12.

    The Spaniard is one off the lead.