Major cricket in 1971

 
England
  County Championship 1971
  Gillette Cup 1971
  Gillette Cup Winners v John Player League Winners 1971
  India in England 1971
  John Player League 1971
  Other First-Class matches in England 1971
  Pakistan in British Isles 1971
  University Match 1971
 
Ireland
  Scotland in Ireland 1971
 
Scotland
  Pakistan in British Isles 1971