On an enthralling second day of the fourth and final Test at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi, India were at 266 for 8 at stumps on Saturday, leading Australia by four runs.
"Posting 550 will be good for India," Gavaskar said with a laugh on NDTV's post Day 2 analysis. "In all seriousness, a 30-40 run lead will be very handy for the hosts. On this surface, any lead will be crucial for the Indians," said the former India captain.
The second day at Kotla belonged to off-spinner Nathan Lyon. After a 108-run opening stand between Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara, Lyon ripped through the middle-order.