Skipper Kohli understands it is not the time to think about past results and what matters from here on is three wins on the trot to lift the IPL title.
IPL 2019, DC vs SRH: Rashid Khan's wiles against Rishabh Pant to all-Kiwi rivalry between Martin Guptill and Trent Boult, key Eliminator battles
Both teams have beaten each other once during the IPL league stages. However, having won four out of their previous five fixtures, Delhi should have the upper hand in terms of form and confidence coming into this fixture. Here's a look at some key battles to watch out for.
KKR are riding a crest with four wins on the bounce, while SRH have lost their last four games. It's this shift in momentum that may prove detrimental in this knock-out match.
IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders, with history and form on their side, start favourites in Eliminator against Rajasthan Royals
Kolkata Knight Riders have been dominant over Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2018, and playing at home makes them runaway favourites going into the Eliminator.
IPL 2018: Shubman Gill credits Kolkata Knight Riders' death-bowling for win over Sunrisers Hyderabad
KKR will now play their Eliminator at home ground at the Eden Gardens on 23 May and Gill said it will work in their advantage.
The continued trend of a middle and lower-order collapse from Sunrisers Hyderabad meant they could not stop Kolkata from booking their date with Mumbai.
At the M.C.A international stadium in Pune, the supporting cast of RCB outshone the top-billed cast as Mandeep Singh, Sreenath Aravind, Harshal Patel and Yuzhvendra Chahal – but mostly Mandeep Singh – led Bangalore to an easy 71 run victory over Rajasthan Royals.
The Royals almost did not make it this far. After a blistering start to the tournament, with 5 wins out of 5, they were staring at elimination with a run of losses.
Chennai Super Kings batsman Suresh Raina, who cracked an unbeaten 33-ball 54 to help Chennai Super Kings booked a berth in the second IPL qualifier, credited the bowlers for curtailing Mumbai Indians and setting the tone for the run chase.
The two-time champion, Chennai comfortably managed to overhaul Mumbai's 173 with eight balls to spare and Wright rued that his side fell short by 20 runs.
Here are the top contests to look forward to in the Eliminator match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.