Scott was 19-under par through No. 11 and was one of 48 plyers unable to complete the round, which was suspended because of darkness.
Henrik Stenson, two holes ahead of Scott, was at 13-under, along with Gary Rusnak.
Among players at 12-under were world No. 5 Retief Goosen
The tournament is sactioned by the European, Asian and Australasian tours.