Major cricket in 1972/73

 
Australia
  Coca-Cola Knockout Cup 1972/73
  New Zealand in Australia 1972/73
  Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand 1972/73
  Sheffield Shield 1972/73
 
India
  Duleep Trophy 1972/73
  Gopalan Trophy 1972/73
  Irani Cup 1972/73
  KS Ranjitsinhji Centenary Match 1972/73
  Marylebone Cricket Club in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka 1972/73
  Moin-ud-Dowlah Gold Cup Tournament 1972/73
  Ranji Trophy 1972/73
  Sri Lanka in India 1972/73
 
New Zealand
  New Zealand Motor Corporation Knockout Tournament 1972/73
  Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand 1972/73
  Plunket Shield 1972/73
 
Pakistan
  BCCP Patron's Trophy 1972/73
  Marylebone Cricket Club in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka 1972/73
  Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 1972/73
  Sikandar Ali Bhutto Cup 1972/73
 
South Africa
  Dadabhay Trophy 1971/72 to 1972/73
  DH Robins' XI in South Africa 1972/73
  Gillette Cup (South Africa) 1972/73
  International Wanderers in Rhodesia 1972/73
  Other First-Class matches in South Africa 1972/73
  SAB Currie Cup 1972/73
  South African Universities Cricket Week 1972/73
 
Sri Lanka
  Marylebone Cricket Club in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka 1972/73
  National Cricket Club of India in Sri Lanka 1972/73
  Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand 1972/73
 
West Indies
  Australia in West Indies 1972/73
  Banks Trophy 1972/73
  Jones Cup 1972/73
  Other First-Class matches in West Indies 1972/73
  Shell Shield 1972/73
  Texaco Cup 1972/73