Major cricket in 1956

 
England
  Australia in British Isles 1956
  Champion County Match 1956
  County Championship 1956
  Other First-Class matches in England 1956
  Scotland in England 1956
  University Match 1956
 
Ireland
  Marylebone Cricket Club in Ireland 1956
 
Scotland
  Ireland in Scotland 1956
  Lancashire in Scotland 1956