Major cricket in 1979

 
England
  Benson and Hedges Cup 1979
  Gillette Cup 1979
  India in England 1979
  John Player League 1979
  Other First-Class matches in England 1979
  Prudential World Cup 1979
  Schweppes County Championship 1979
  Sri Lanka in British Isles 1979
  University Match 1979
 
Ireland
  Scotland in Ireland 1979
  Sri Lanka in British Isles 1979
 
Scotland
  Sri Lanka in British Isles 1979