Major cricket in 1978

 
England
  Benson and Hedges Cup 1978
  Gillette Cup 1978
  John Player League 1978
  New Zealand in British Isles 1978
  Other First-Class matches in England 1978
  Pakistan in England 1978
  Prudential Trophy 1978
  Schweppes County Championship 1978
  University Match 1978
 
Scotland
  Ireland in Scotland 1978
  New Zealand in British Isles 1978