AZHAR MASOOD KHAN LAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) recalled wicketkeeper batsman Kamran Akmal for one-day international series against New Zealand while all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been retained as captain, it is reliably learnt on Wednesday. After a meeting of selection committee held here at the Gaddafi Stadium and with the consent of Chairman PCB finalised the players names and later released through a press statement. Afridi has been retained as captain for the ODI series while veteran wicketkeeper was earlier also included in the 30-man World Cup preliminary squad and has replaced younger brother Adnan in a 16-man squad. Opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad, who played the last of his four one-day internationals against Australia in 2009, has also been recalled by the selectors. However, veteran M Yousuf, who was also named in the World Cup squad, has again ignored for the New Zealand series. Shahid Afridi will lead the team while Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq, who only played in two one-dayers in 2010, has been named vice-captain. Following is the squad: Shahid Afridi (captain), Misbah-ul-Haq (vice captain), M Hafeez, Ahmed Shehzad, Kamran Akmal, Younus Khan, Asad Shafiq, Umar Akmal, Abdul Razzaq, Abdur Rehman, Saeed Ajmal, Shoaib Akhtar, Umar Gul, Wahab Riaz, Sohail Tanvir, Tanvir Ahmed.