France have announced their preliminary squad for the European Championship Division Two tournament in Guernsey in August.

Only five players remain from the 2006 tournament in Scotland; Arun Ayyavooraju, Jonathan Houghton, Ramesh Sithambarathan, Rajani Sithambaranathan and Waseem Bahtti. David Holt returns to the side for the first time since 2000, he has played for Middlesex Second XI and first-class cricket for Loughborough UCCE in the interim.

Full squad

  • Logith Alagaratnam
  • Arun Ayyavooraju
  • Christopher Bartlett
  • Waseem Bhatti
  • Andy German
  • John-Pierre Hardy
  • Sulanga Hewawalandanage
  • David Holt
  • Jonathan Houghton
  • Julian Howe
  • Rameez Ishan
  • Usman Khan
  • Ben McDonald
  • Chaminda Perera
  • Abdul Rehman Qureshi
  • Jonathan Riches
  • Rajani Sithambaranathan
  • Ramesh Sithambaranathan
  • Bandaranaika Uddika