Major cricket in 1955/56

 
Australia
  Other First-Class matches in Australia 1955/56
  Sheffield Shield 1955/56
 
India
  Ceylon in India 1955/56
  Gopalan Trophy 1955/56
  New Zealand in India and Pakistan 1955/56
  Ranji Trophy 1955/56
 
New Zealand
  Plunket Shield 1955/56
  West Indies in New Zealand and Fiji 1955/56
 
Pakistan
  Marylebone Cricket Club in Pakistan 1955/56
  New Zealand in India and Pakistan 1955/56
 
South Africa
  Currie Cup 1955/56
 
West Indies
  EW Swanton's XI in West Indies and Bermuda 1955/56