Major cricket in 1972

 
England
  Australia in British Isles 1972
  Benson and Hedges Cup 1972
  County Championship 1972
  Gillette Cup 1972
  Gillette Cup Winners v John Player League Winners 1972
  John Player League 1972
  Other First-Class matches in England 1972
  Prudential Trophy 1972
  University Match 1972
 
Scotland
  Ireland in Scotland 1972