Kohli was stopped as Captain earlier by Srinivasan

Jun 12, 2015

Former National Selector Raja Venkat revealed that Selectors wanted Kohli to be captian of Indian Team 3 years ago but BCCI President Srinavasn has objected the same.”Selectors Mohinder Amarnath and Narendra Hirwani came to know about factions in Team India. Then, Kohli who is someone above factionalism was chosen to restore the team spirit. You can’t announce an overseas team without the BCCI president’s approval. Srinivasan didn’t give us the nod to change the captain,” he wrote in a column for Bengali tabloid.He also said Virat Kohli is the perfect one to run the team india now and he expressed happiness for bringing the change atleast now.Dhoni when quitted the Test Captiancy after 2014 December Australia tour Virat name was in as new skipper for indian team