Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) will face Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Bengaluru at 1930 IST (1400 GMT).

Here's the team news and impact player strategy for Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR):

Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB)

- In their previous match against Kings, RCB replaced Karn Sharma with Mahipal Lomror to bolster their batting.

- Lomror's performance was crucial as he scored 17 not out off eight balls, aiding RCB in winning the game.

- RCB is likely to continue with the same strategy, with Cameron Green and Glenn Maxwell handling the fifth bowler's role.

- There's a consideration to bring in Reece Topley for Alzarri Joseph due to Joseph's less effective performance in the first two games.

- Impact Player strategy:

  - If RCB is batting first, Lomror starts in the playing XI, and Yash Dayal replaces him in the second innings.

  - If RCB is bowling first, Dayal starts, and Lomror comes in during the chase.

Probable XII for RCB:

1. Virat Kohli

2. Faf du Plessis (capt)

3. Rajat Patidar

4. Glenn Maxwell

5. Cameron Green

6. Anuj Rawat (wk)

7. Dinesh Karthik

8. Mahipal Lomror

9. Alzarri Joseph/Reece Topley

10. Mayank Dagar

11. Mohammed Siraj

12. Yash Dayal

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

- Ramandeep Singh starts if KKR is batting first, and Suyash Sharma can replace him in the second innings.

- Vice versa if KKR is bowling first.

Probable XII for KKR:

1. Phil Salt (wk)

2. Sunil Narine

3. Venkatesh Iyer

4. Shreyas Iyer (capt)

5. Nitish Rana

6. Rinku Singh

7. Andre Russell

8. Ramandeep Singh

9. Mitchell Starc

10. Harshit Rana

11. Varun Chakravarthy

12. Suyash Sharma

These strategies and probable XIs are subject to change based on team decisions and match conditions.