England ended day four of the fourth Test against India on 77-0, with Rory Burns on 31 and Haseeb Hameed on 43.
England will need to chase down 368 to win the game and, if they do so, it will be their highest ever successful run chase.
And former England spinner Phil Tufnell believes England will be "daring to dream" after Burns and Hameed managed to get through to day five unbeaten.
Speaking on BBC Test Match Special, he said: "Well played Burns and Hameed, that is the perfect scenario. None down, went at a nice clip and we come back tomorrow daring to dream."
Ex-England batsman Rob Key also believes Joe Root's side could get the job done, telling Sky Sports: "You’re going into it with all results possible, on a pitch where we don’t know what’s going to happen.
"All history is against them chasing that down but that is such a good pitch, that’s such a good start from England’s openers, who knows? What is it, a little over three an over, something like that? It’s going to be a fascinating day."
England all-rounder Chris Woakes is also optimistic about his side's chances, saying: "There is enough time in the game to get the runs.
"After that session we feel more pleased than at the start of our innings. We know it is a good pitch.
"You reassess at tea and see if you can win from there. To get to the close none down is a huge boost for us."
However, former England captain Michael Vaughan still believes a draw is the most likely result, telling BBC Test Match Special: "I am leaning towards draw, then India, then England.
"England have given themselves a glimmer. If England lose a couple of wickets they will say ‘nah’ and it is the kind of pitch you should be able to bat the day out.
"Burns played brilliantly, it will be a real challenge for the left-handers. England have the power, the players in the middle. I feel they can have a dip.
"They have the players like Bairstow and Moeen. Maybe move Moeen up the order? They might have to be creative."
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