The report said the selectors were keen to put in place a blue-print to ensure India successfully defend the trophy they won last year at home.
Duncan Fletcher continuing as coach has also been thrown into some doubt with the channel, quoting unnamed sources, saying his contract may not be extended when it comes up for renewal in March.
Dhoni has come under intense scrutiny and also faced criticism for leaving out off-spinner R Ashwin for the first Twenty20 in Bangalore on Tuesday, which India lost by five wickets. Former skipper Sunil Gavaskar has been among the experts who have backed Kohli to take over captaincy. Gavaskar feels Virat can have the kind of impact Tiger Pataudi had after he was made the captain at 21.