Major cricket in 1986/87

 
Australia
  Benson and Hedges Challenge 1986/87
  Benson and Hedges World Series Cup 1986/87
  England in Australia 1986/87
  McDonald's Cup 1986/87
  Sheffield Shield 1986/87
  West Indies in Australia and New Zealand 1986/87
 
India
  Australia in India 1986/87
  Charminar Challenge Cup 1986/87
  Deodhar Trophy 1986/87
  Duleep Trophy 1986/87
  Irani Cup 1986/87
  Pakistan in India 1986/87
  Ranji Trophy 1986/87
  Sri Lanka in India 1986/87
  Wills Trophy 1986/87
 
Kenya
  Pakistan Starlets in Kenya 1986/87
 
New Zealand
  Data General Series 1986/87
  Rothmans Cup 1986/87
  Shell Cup 1986/87
  Shell Trophy 1986/87
  South Australia in New Zealand 1986/87
  West Indies in Australia and New Zealand 1986/87
 
Pakistan
  BCCP Patron's Trophy 1986/87
  BCCP President's Cup 1986/87
  Pakistan Automobile Corporation (PACO) Cup 1986/87
  Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 1986/87
  West Indies in Pakistan 1986/87
  Wills Cup 1986/87
  Wills Series 1986/87
 
South Africa
  Australian XI in South Africa 1986/87
  Benson and Hedges Series 1986/87
  Castle Bowl 1986/87
  Castle Currie Cup 1986/87
  Howa Bowl 1986/87
  Nissan Shield 1986/87
  South African Defence Force Championships 1986/87
 
Sri Lanka
  Gloucestershire in Sri Lanka 1986/87
  New Zealand in Sri Lanka 1986/87
 
United Arab Emirates
  Champions Trophy 1986/87
  Sharjah Cup 1986/87
 
West Indies
  Geddes Grant/Harrison Line Trophy 1986/87
  Guystac Trophy 1986/87
  Lancashire in Jamaica 1986/87
  Other First-Class matches in West Indies 1986/87
  Shell Shield 1986/87
  Yorkshire in West Indies 1986/87
 
Zimbabwe
  Pakistan B in Zimbabwe 1986/87
  West Indies B in Zimbabwe 1986/87