Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat led the Malaysian Open at 11 under when third-round play was suspended Saturday because of another series of thunderstorms at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club.
Kiradech completed only two holes in the third round before play was stopped for the day South Africa's Charl Schwartzel, the 2011 Masters champion, was a stroke back, also after two holes.
Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington was tied for third at 9 under. He played four holes.
Third-ranked Luke Donald missed the cut, completing a second-round 73 on Saturday to finish at 3 over.
The tournament is sanctioned by the European and Asian tours.